On July 19, in the Government House of the republic, Tatarstan Prime Minister Alexey Pesoshin held a meeting of the Presidium of Tatarstan Cabinet of Ministers, which considered the issue of putting water protection zones of Tatarstan’s water bodies into proper condition.
Pesoshin reminded that 2016 was the Year of Water Protection Zones in the republic and 2017 was declared the Year of Ecology in Russia.
This year is not only the Year of Ecology, but also the Year of Ecology and Public Spaces in Tatarstan.
Pesoshin noted that during the Year of Water Protection Zones serious work was done in the republic to protect water protection zones of rivers, to improve territories near water bodies, and to create favorable conditions for the development of riverside areas.
As noted during the meeting, work to improve water protections zones will be continued in 2017. A total of 56 recreational areas are planned to be created this year.