Sergey Menyailo: Special Economic Zone “Biruyzovaya Katun” - a project, which promotes the increase of economy and the interest in Altai Krai

Сергей Меняйло: Особая экономическая зона «Бирюзовая Катунь» - это проект, благодаря которому растет экономика и интерес к Алтайскому краю

Presidential Envoy of the President of the Russian Federation in the Siberian Federal District Sergey Menyailo said the Special Economic Zone “Biruyzovaya Katun” - a project, which promotes the increase of economy and the interest in Altai Krai. He drew this conclusion summing up the visit to the region.

Presidential Envoy of Russia in the Siberian Federal District has worked in Altai Krai. Sergey Menyailo in a joint working visit with the Governor Alexander Karlin considered the most important socio-economic and socio-political issues of the region. Presidential Envoy of the Head of State got to know the tourist potential of Altai Krai, visited important tourist sites in the region, including the Special Economic Zone of Tourism and Recreation Type “Biruyzovaya Katun”, Tourism and Recreation Complex “Sibirskoe podvorie”, resort town of federal significance Belokurikha and the site of sanatorium-resort complex “Belokurikha-2”.

According to Sergei Menyailo “Biruyzovaya Katun” is the most promising special economic zones. “The Special Economic Zone - the development of Altai Krai. Nobody believed in it, but now it works. It is the anchored project that attracts people, the economy grows, there is growing interest in the region”, said Presidential Envoy of the President. Experience in the All-Russian Field Day execution in Altai Krai aroused his interest and approval. This event also increases the attractiveness of Altai Krai for business representatives from other regions of Russia. In the future, Presidential Envoy plans to discuss the development of tourism potential with the heads of the regions included in the Interregional Association “Siberian Agreement”.

Sergey Menyailo got the first impression about Altai Krai: “This is a great, blessed region, where wonderful people live. They have a desire to solve the existing problems. There are problems that we will solve by joint efforts. Together we will achieve the goals that are set by the President of Russia,” said Presidential Envoy of the President.

One of the topics of discussion was the development of inland waterways in the regions of Siberia. Sergey Menyailo stressed the importance, economic feasibility and social importance of this task. We recall that this question was discussed at the meeting of the State Council Presidium chaired by the President of Russia. The event was attended the Governor of Altai Krai Alexander Karlin. Whereas, Sergey Menyailo stressed the need for integrated development of water transport in the regions of the Siberian Federal District.


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