April 21 in Moscow hosted a working meeting between the Minister of the Russian Federation for the North Caucasus Lev Kuznetsov with the Head of the Republic of Dagestan Ramazan Abdulatipov.
During the meeting the sides discussed the progress of the sub-program on socio-economic development of the republic until 2025, implementation of the plan of events dedicated to the 2000th anniversary of the founding of the city of Derbent, as well as the region’s cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran.
During the discussion on subprogramme Abdullatipov Ramadan said that it includes a number of measures for the development of industrial, agro-industrial, tourism and transport and logistics complexes. It is expected that the implementation of all the projects in addition to the development of the real sector of the economy will reduce unemployment in the region.
Besides, the Head of Dagestan said that continues to be transformed Derbent – one of the oldest cities not only in Russia but also worldwide. At present the reconstruction of the city’s waterfront. In discussing this issue Lev Kuznetsov, Head of the republic drew attention to the fact that the reconstruction of the embankment need to pay special attention to the construction of infrastructure – is necessary to ensure that the embankment has become a place of attraction and comfortable stay not only locals but also tourists.
At the end of the meeting the sides discussed prospects of cooperation of the Republic of Dagestan with the Islamic Republic of Iran in the framework of Russian-Iranian cooperation. In particular, they talked about the participation of the republic in the Forum of interregional cooperation between the two countries, which will be held May 16-17 in Astrakhan. It is planned that the republic will present at the forum its successful projects in various industries.