ID :
Tue, 03/14/2023 - 08:30
Auther :

Putin to visit plane making plant in Ulan-Ude, hold meeting on Far Eastern cities

MOSCOW, March 13. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday will work in Buryatia, where he will hold a meeting on the development of Far Eastern cities and visit the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant.

The Kremlin said that the president "on March 14 will be on a working visit to the Republic of Buryatia, visit the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, one of Russia’s leading producers of helicopters and a key enterprise in the regional capital."

"While there, Putin will hold a video conference on the implementation of the program for the development of Far Eastern cities," the Kremlin said.

The Kremlin said that the conference will be attended in person by Deputy Prime Minister, Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District Yury Trutnev and Head of the Republic of Buryatia Alexey Tsydenov. The conference will be attended virtually by cabinet members, governors of the Trans-Baikal Region, Sakhalin and Amur regions, heads of Russian companies. Putin will also hold a separate meeting with Tsydenov.

The Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant is a subsidiary of the Russian Helicopters holding company. The plant specializes in the production of Mi-8AMT (Mi-171E), Mi-171, Mi-171A2 helicopters.

Putin in 2021 supported the idea of large-scale renovation of the cities of the Far East. There are plans for the development of administrative centers of the Far Eastern regions and other cities of the Far Eastern Federal District with a population of more than 50,000 people. At the Eastern Economic Forum in 2022, the president was shown the master plan of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, and 149 billion rubles are being allocated for its renovation. Far East Development Minister Alexey Chekunkov said that it’s planned that by the next forum Putin will be shown development plans of all Far Eastern cities participating in the program, and at the forum in September 2023, he will receive reports on the main master plans: for Khabarovsk and Vladivostok.

The president last visited Buryatia in August 2017 when he was dealing the aftermath of wildfires in Buryatia and the Irkutsk Region.


Read more