“United Russia” General Council Presidium has elected Albert Miftakhov the new head of the party’s regional executive committee. Albert Miftakhov was executing the duties of the head of the regional division since the last week after his predecessor Rustam Ishmukhametov had resigned. In autumn 2011 Albert Miftakhov was included into the list of State Duma deputies from the all-Russian National Front according to the primaries’ results. After that he was actively working in the non-official pre-election staff of “United Russia”. During the presidential elections in March 2012 he was heading the national staff for support of Vladimir Putin.