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 November 13, Stat-secretary, Deputy Head of the Federal Antimonopoly Service Andrey Tsarikovsky and Acting Prime Minister of Tatarstan Rustam Nigmatullin introduced a newly appointed Head of the Federal Antimonopoly Service in Tatarstan to its staff.
On November 13, speaking at a briefing at the Cabinet of Ministers of the republic, Tatarstan Minister of Transport and Roads Lenar Safin said that 88 kilometers of regional roads have been built and reconstructed in Tatarstan this year.
On November 9, Governor of the Krasnoyarsk Territory Alexander Uss, who arrived on a working visit in Kazan to take part in a ceremony of handing over the Universiade Torch to the other city-participant of the torch relay, was met by Tatarstan Prime Minister Aleksey Pesoshin and other officials at the Kazan International Airport.
On November 9, at their meeting in the Government House of the republic, Tatarstan Prime Minister Aleksey Pesoshin and President of Siemens in Russia Alexander Liberov discussed prospects for further cooperation.