MOSCOW, March 2 – RIA Novosti. Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a meeting on the development of the coal industry on Tuesday, Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak will make a presentation, said Dmitry Peskov, press secretary of the head of state.
“This is what a large and substantive meeting will be devoted to, which will be held in the videoconference mode. The industry, which is, of course, vital for our fuel and energy complex as a whole, for the country's economy as a whole, for the economy of entire regions, has a very large multiplier effect. , and issues of job creation, and issues of the labor market, and issues of transport logistics, organization of rhythm and non-discrimination – both in relation to regions and in relation to individual companies, “Peskov told reporters.
He added that it is also about diversifying the economy of those regions that mainly specialize in coal.
“The meeting is extremely important. Putin's opening speech will be open. Then there will be a closed working part. Deputy Prime Minister Novak will speak on the current situation and long-term prospects for the development of the coal industry,” the president's press secretary said.
The head of the Russian Railways Oleg Belozerov will speak on the development of railroad transportation of coal, the head of the Ministry of Economic Development Maxim Reshetnikov will talk about the long-term model of the development of coal mining regions, the governor of the Kemerovo region Sergey Tsivilev will talk about the development of the coal industry in the regions, Peskov continued. “And of course, environmental issues should not be forgotten. . They will also figure on the agenda, “he added.
According to Peskov, the meeting will also be attended by Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, Head of the Presidential Administration Anton Vaino, First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov, Deputy Prime Ministers Dmitry Grigorenko, Marat Khusnullin, Presidential Aides Igor Levitin, Maxim Oreshkin, Head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, heads of Yakutia, Buryatia, Primorsky and Trans-Baikal Territories, Kemerovo Region, heads of companies, as well as the head of Rosneft Igor Sechin in the status of executive secretary of the presidential commission on the development strategy of the fuel and energy complex. Situation with exchange rates and prices for oil