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Famous Belarusian economist Andrei Tur passes away aged 62

One of the most famous economists of the last 20 years Andrei Tur has died aged 62. For many years, he has served as Deputy Minister of Economy.

In 2011, he was appointed deputy head of the Presidential Administration. In recent years, Andrei Tur had been head of the Department of Business Administration at the Belarusian National Technical University.

As the scientist Tur was known for his work in the field of political economy and dealt with industrial modernization, improvement of business climate and conditions for investment. He authored over 150 scientific papers and books, including in English, Spanish and German.

Not long ago, Andrei Tur underwent heart surgery.

Famous Belarusian economist Andrei Tur passes away