22 February 2019, Friday, 1:58
Appeal of the BPR Rada

Feast in the time of famine


Following the head of the Elsk district executive committee the Security Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs wants to buy a saloon for 695 mln rubles.

For operational purposes the Department found it necessary to have a car with a decorative trimming of the front panel with the root of a walnut tree, TUT.by reports.

According to the information of the “Purchases and tenders” section on the National Center for Marketing and Conjuncture of Prices ‘ web-site, apart from the decorative elements on the central panel, central console and the doors, the new police car should also have:

- color: black brilliant;

- engine type: petrol, six cylinder, four-cycle, 16-valve with the volume of 3 liters, power no less than 228/310 kW/h.p.;

- bi-xenon headlights with LED day light lamps with a washer;

- black leather seats;

- light alloy wheels 8Jх18 with five-spoke design etc.

Estimated cost of the purchase: 695 mln rubbles, VAT included.

Passion for expensive cars is not rare with Belarusian officials. Recently the Elsk district executive committee of Gomel region announced a tender for purchasing a car. The officials wanted no less than a luxurious representative off-road Volkswagen Touareg with 204 horse power. Such a “necessary” purchase was meant to be paid for from the local budget funds.