Putin will discuss with the Presidium of the state Council, the saturation of the Russian market high-quality domestic fish


MOSCOW, October 19. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin will hold on 19 October the meeting of the Presidium of the State Council, which will discuss the development of the fishing industry in the Russian Federation. According to the press service of the Kremlin.

“The main topics of the event will be the comprehensive development of the fisheries sector, the saturation of internal market with quality domestic fish products, infrastructure projects in fish processing, and shipbuilding for the needs of the fishing industry”, – stated in the message.

The meeting will be attended by the representatives of the economic block of the Kremlin administration and the government of the Russian Federation, heads of several regions and departments, and heads of industry associations and enterprises.

The President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov earlier described the theme of the upcoming meeting extremely important. According to him, the participants “will thoroughly engage this sector of our economy.”

In turn, the assistant to the President Igor Levitin last week it was reported in Astrakhan, at the state Council Presidium will be affected by the problems associated “not only with fish but also with its processing, with the creation of fish cluster”. “In preparing (for the meeting) we consider not only how the fish get, what with it to do. Our problem in this. Because the price of fish in the far East then turns into inaccessible in the Central regions”, – said Levitin.

The Presidium of the state Council is formed of nine governors, its composition changes every six months in rotation. The previous meeting of state Council Presidium, the head of state held in Yalta in mid-August, then it was discussed the issues of tourism development.