Problems and prospects of the Arctic development will be discussed in Saint Petersburg
14:05 26 июня 2017
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In Saint Petersburg on the 29th of June Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin will conduct the sitting of the State Commission on Arctic Development.
It is planned to discuss problems and prospects of creation of modern information and telecommunication infrastructure in the Arctic, energy safety of arctic regions and also the course of work on establishment of the external frontier of the continental shelf of Russia in the Arctic Ocean.
Heads of federal bodies of the executive power, heads of arctic regions of the Russian Federation, representatives of business and scientific organizations will participate in the sitting. According to the information of the press-service of the State Commission on Arctic Development, reports of heads of the Ministry for communications, the Ministry for natural resources and the Ministry for energy are being expected within the conference.
As we should remind, the task of the state commission is to coordinate work of federal and regional authorities and other state bodies at solving of socioeconomic tasks in the Arctic, development of transport, ecology, international cooperation and national security.
The governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Dmitry Kobylkin is included to this coordinating body. The previous sitting of the state commission took place in Sabetta. Opening the conference, Dmitry Rogozin called the international project “Yamal LNG” not only large-scale but also grandiose, practically unique in the world practice. Deputy Prime Minister specially marked development of the Northern Sea Route: the record amount of its load during the whole history – 7 million tonnes – was provided with fulfillment of the project “Yamal LNG”.
As he says, the Northern Sea Route have already become an attractive and competitive route. In the prospect it will be filled with industrial cargoes of Ural enterprises. According to his words, “magnetism” of arctic projects is seen exactly in Sabetta, and it is obvious that the key supporting area of the whole Arctic will be formed exactly here.