The Administrative Director of the Information Office of Organization for Democracy and economic Development вЂ" GUAM, Georgi Nazarov, exclusively informed Trend that the Secretariat of the Organization is expected to be opened in August or at the beginning of fall. According to him, the Secretariat is a new body in Organization for Democracy and economic Development вЂ" GUAM and is created according to the decision of the heads of GUAM participating countries.
Nazarov said that a new configuration вЂ" Council of Permanent Representatives вЂ" will be created and accredited under the Secretariat. Each participating country will send its representative to the Secretariat. According to the decision of the state heads, the permanent headquarter of the Secretariat will be located in Kiev. Nazarov said that the Government of Ukraine has allocated finances from its state budget for the creation of the Secretariat, adding that a building for the Secretariat has already been selected and presently capital construction is being carried out. The work is expected to be completed at the beginning of fall.