Naryshkin: questions to Ulyukayev at the government hour in the state Duma will be much

MOSCOW, March 14. The Minister of economic development of Russia Alexei Ulyukayev in an upcoming Wednesday, March 16, will speak at the government hour in the state Duma, and questions will be many, said the speaker of the lower house of Parliament Sergei Naryshkin.

“Questions, I can assume, to the Minister of economic development will be a lot. They will also affect the privatization program, and the development institutions, economic development of the regions, including support for small and medium business”, – said Naryshkin reporters after a meeting of the Council of the state Duma.

He stressed that the Russian economy continues to operate a number of negative factors, including external pressures, the global economic crisis and domestic structural constraints.

State Duma speaker noted that in the circumstances before the deputies and members of the government have a common task to develop a programme of real action to overcome the crisis and to restore economic growth in the short term.