Yury Trutnev appointed as head of revised State Commission for Arctic Development
Yury Trutnev, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation - Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District, has been appointed the head of the revised State Commission for Arctic Development Issues, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said at the dedicated meeting.
“To ensure maximum effect from the Arctic zone development our plans should be correlated with the general plans of the state and, of course, with business plans and regional plans. To continue work towards this in the future I made a decision to revise the composition of the State Commission for Arctic Development Issues and signed a corresponding order. The Commission will be more compact. At the same time, it should be functional, of course, and hardworking taking into consideration the scale of tasks. I have signed the order. The Commission will be headed by Yury Trutnev”, said the Prime Minister.