The Ministry for nature will create the department on policy in study of the Arctic and Antarctic
15:06 15 июня 2018
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The new department regulating state policy in study of the Arctic and Antarctic is being created in the Ministry for nature.
The head of the Ministry Dmitry Kobylkin signed the order “On structure of the central apparatus of the Ministry for natural resources and environment of the Russian Federation”. The total number of departments was not changed – 10 in the structure. Perfection of the structure of the Ministry for nature of Russia is taking place for new tasks of the Ministry set, including, with instructions within the May presidential decree.
As the press-service of the Ministry for nature quotes the words of Dmitry Kobylkin, it needs to fulfill the national project “Ecology” aimed at improvement of water arteries, development of specially protected nature territories, considerable improvement of air quality owing to 20% decrease of harmful emissions to the atmosphere in a row of large cities. Colossal natural resources, which mean the future of the country’s stable development, are concentrated in the Arctic zone of Russia – both on the continental part and the shelf. All this demands for careful and rational development and strategic planning.
As the minister notes, there are many global tasks before the Ministry for nature, the situation is changing – the structure of the ministry should correspond to demands of the time. He is sure that the team will be regrouped and will work effectively.
Dmitry Kobylkin will control activity of heads of the Russian Federal Forestry Agency and the Russian Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resources, the first deputy minister will control activity of three deputies, including heads of Rosnedra and Roshydromet.