Russia Today Office opens in Kazan soon. It was discussed in the course of Prime Minister’s meeting with Tatyana Burkaeva, Russia Today Marketing Director, and Aydar Aganin, Deputy Chief Editor of Rusiya Al-Yaum, Director of Arabic Broadcasting Directorate.
Tatarstan was also represented by Marat Muratov, Director General of the Mass Communications Agency “Tatmedia”, Andrey Kuzmin, the Head of RT Cabinet Press Service, Ilshat Aminov, Director General of the Television and Radio Company “Novy Vek” (TNV).
Rustam Minnikhanov and Tatyana Burkaeva discussed the possibility of Russia Today offices opening in the republic and further co-operation. According to Russia Today representatives, nowadays numerous events are taking place in the world and particularly in Russia. These events attract western audience attension. Arabic viewers show interest in Tatarstan.
Prime Minister noted, that Russia and its regions, and in particular the Republic of Tatarstan, are poorly represented in global information space. Often the information about an event is incomplete or misrepresented. The opening of Russia Today offices can improve the situation. The republic is ready to give necessary support, the Head of the Government said.
On March 15, in Kazan, Head of the Main Department of State Expertise Igor Manylov held a regional meeting with participation of Tatarstan Prime Minister Aleksey Pesoshin on “Issues of conformity assessment of project documentation in the area of environmental protection, ensuring the sanitary and epidemiological welfare of the population. The problem of technical documents on engineering and environmental investigations. Increasing interaction with federal and regional authorities”.
On March 15, Tatarstan Prime-Minister Alexey Pesoshin introduced a newly appointed head of Tatarstan Department of Social Insurance Fund of the Russian Federation Pavel Lokhanov, the former head of Kamskoe Ustye region of the republic, to its staff.
On March 15, at their meeting in the Government House of the republic, Tatarstan Prime Minister Aleksey Pesoshin and Head of the Main Department of State Expertise Igor Manylov discussed issues of interaction with federal and regional authorities and the implementation of State Expertise’s services in the regions.
On March 14, at the Government House of the republic, Tatarstan Prime Minister Aleksey Pesoshin held a meeting of the Council under the Cabinet of Ministers of the republic on the implementation of legislation on languages of the Republic of Tatarstan.