The Lord Mayor of Münster, Markus Lewe, is to become the new President of the German Association of Cities. This election proposal is to be expected at the general meeting of the municipal umbrella association, reported the “Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung”. A spokesman for the city council confirmed this on Tuesday. The election of the President, Vice-President and Deputies would be on the program on November 18. The previous president of the City Council is the Lord Mayor of Leipzig, Burkhard Jung (SPD).