Tatarstan President: the basis of all our victories is transport accessibility and infrastructure
13 September 2013, Friday
On September 13 Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov and Russian Minister of Transport Maksim Sokolov took part in a plenary session of the 1st International transport and logistics forum in Kazan. The forum was organized by Russian Ministry of Transport and Tatarstan Government.
350 businessmen and government structures from 25 Russian regions and seven countries are taking part in the forum. A wide range of issues connected with development of transport industry and logistics will be discussed at the event. A pilot project of the Federal transport system development programme and major investment transport and logistics projects will be presented at the forum. One of them is Sviyazhsk multimodal interregional logistics centre.
Moreover, urgent issues of developing transport corridors and transport-logistics systems will be discussed.
Before the plenary session Russian Minister of Transport Maksim Sokolov, Azerbaijan Minister of Transport Ziya Mamedov and Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov looked around the exhibition demonstrating major investment projects in the industry.
Later on Maksim Sokolov presented awards to workers of transport and logistics industry who made contribution to preparation of transport and road infrastructure for Universiade 2013.
Head of Russian Ministry of Transport said that modern transport infrastructure with an airport complex was created during preparation for Universiade. He also mentioned the projects of Sviyazhsk multimodal interregional logistics centre, and construction of high-speed railway Moscow-Kazan that are currently being implemented.
On June 7, at the Cabinet of Ministers of the republic, Deputy Prime Minister of the republic – Tatarstan Minister of Economy Midkhat Shagiakhmetov held a meeting of the Commissions for the consideration of applications on conclusion of implementation working agreements at Naberezhnye Chelny, Nizhnekamsk, Zelenodolsk and Chistopol Priority Social and Economic Development Areas.
On June 6, speaking at a briefing in the Cabinet of Ministers of the republic, devoted to the topic of recovery of alimony payments under the All-Russian information campaign “Bailiffs for Children” in Tatarstan, Head of the Tatarstan Department of the Federal Service of Court Bailiffs Anvar Zakirov said that about 120,000 Tatarstan residents are restricted from leaving the country because of their debts.
On June 3, speaking at a meeting in the Government House of the republic, held by the Rais (Head) of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, Deputy Prime Minister of the republic – Tatarstan Minister of Industry and Trade Oleg Korobchenko said that the industrial production index reached 101,6 per cent for 4 months of 2023.
On 3 June at a meeting held by the Rais (Head) of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov by video conference with all municipalities of the republic and with participation of the Chairman of the State Council of the republic Farid Mukhametshin and the regional Prime Minister Aleksey Pesoshinn, the regional Minister of Construction, Architecture and Housing and Utilities Sector Marat Ayzatullin informed about work being done in the republic in capital overhaul of social and cultural facilities, the hydroengineering infrastructure and multi-apartment houses.