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Ugra government approved the investment message of the Governor

20 november 2020

Department of Public and External Relations of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra informs:

The annual message of the Governor of Ugra on the main areas of the investment policy of the Autonomous Okrug was approved today, November 20, by members of the regional government. The meeting was chaired by the Head of the Region Natalia Komarova.

'The document takes into account requirements of the decree of the President of Russia 'On national development goals of the Russian Federation for the period up to 2030'. Federal experts took part in the discussion of the message. At the same time, we approved an action plan to implement the investment message. This is important, as the decisions are concentrated in one document, which will allow performers to faithfully fulfill orders and solve the tasks set,' Natalia Komarova said.

According to the Director of the Department of Economic Development – Deputy Governor Nikolay Milkis, investment development of Ugra in 2021 is planned to be carried out in such areas as Fuel and energy complex, Processing industry, Timber industry, Agro-industrial complex, Digital economy, Infrastructure, Small business, including creative industries and tourism.

'Special attention is paid to implementation of the national technology initiative and national social initiative. A significant part of the activities are planned to be implemented using the project management mechanism,' he stated.

Head of Urai Timur Zakirzyanov supported the Head of the relevant Department, noting that the system of state support for investment activities in Ugra allows implementing many ambitious projects. Among the most effective mechanisms, he identified promotion of products of local producers in retail chains.

'It is very important that the investment message pays attention to establishing new advanced social infrastructure in the field of creating a comfortable urban environment: providing citizens with housing equipped with the most necessary engineering and social infrastructure through contracts for integrated development of territories, involving natural monopolies. This will speed up implementation of the program for demolition of emergency housing and the construction of new ones,' Timur Zakirzyanov commented.

According to him, improvement of initiative budgeting mechanism in promoting implementation of projects of national social initiatives is a promising solution to involve a wide range of Ugra residents.

Aleksander Pirozhenko, Deputy Director General of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives for promotion of new projects, who also took part in the discussion of investment message of the Governor of Ugra, added that the region consistently demonstrates indicators growth in the national rating of investment climate formation, and Ugra implements a whole set of practices that increase its investment attractiveness.

'In terms of the number of best practices of socio-economic development, Ugra ranks third in the country after the Moscow region and Tatarstan. It is gratifying that the report indicates 106 concessions,' he stressed.

According to Petr Suvorov, public representative of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives for promotion of new projects in Ugra, the investment message takes into account the need to implement a number of Agency projects, including national technology initiative and national social initiative. In addition, the document provides for the implementation of projects-participants of the forum 'Strong ideas for a new time'.

'This will help attract investment to the region, improve business conditions, and make the public administration system more efficient, open and convenient for all users,' he said.

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