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Russian Federation : Dmitry Medvedev: national projects will take into account the needs of the Far East

Aug 10, 2018 (Euclid Infotech Ltd via COMTEX) --

When forming the priority national projects, the peculiarities and needs of the Far Eastern Federal District will be taken into account. This was stated by the Chairman of the Government of Russia Dmitry Medvedev at a meeting of the Government Commission on the socio-economic development of the Far East and the Baikal region held in the Kamchatka Territory.

"Now we are actively formulating national projects, the needs of the territories that are in our focus of special attention, such as the Far East and the Baikal region, should be taken into account and reflected there," Dmitry Medvedev stressed.

As the prime minister noted, it is possible to achieve the necessary indicators, such as life expectancy, only if we are dealing with problems in a particular region. "It's impossible to do on average in the country or on average even around the county. Everybody knows their problems, I must admit, this is really a difficult task in the Far East, "he said.

It should be noted that after the inauguration on May 7, 2018, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the decree , which set the government's goals, which must be reached before 2024. For this, national projects on 12 areas of social and economic development are being developed. The government of Russia must approve them before October 1. National projects are aimed at implementing breakthrough scientific and technological and socio-economic development of the Russian Federation, increasing the population of the country, improving the living standards of citizens, creating comfortable conditions for their residence.

At the meeting, the Minister for the Development of the Far East, Alexander Kozlov, presented a report on proposals for the formation and implementation of national projects and programs that will be based on the May Decrees of the President of Russia. As the head of the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia noted, all proposals for federal and national projects were developed jointly with the regions of the Far East and with the active support of the governors. "Each direction is not just a goal. Behind it are thousands of people, "- said Alexander Kozlov.

Yury Trutnev, Deputy Prime Minister - Head of the Government Staff, Konstantin Chuichenko, RF Minister for Development of the Far East Alexander Kozlov, Minister of Education Olga Vasilieva, Minister of Transport Yevgeny Dietrich, Minister for Transport of the Russian Federation Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters Evgeny Zinichev, Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology Dmitry Kobylkin, Minister of Science and Higher Education of Mikhail Kotyukov, Minister of Culture Vladimir Medina, heads of regions, heads of enterprises.

Participants in the meeting discussed four topics: plans for work in the economy and social sphere; implementation of major investment projects; creation of infrastructure for export of goods; issues of ecological tourism.

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