Russian PM arrives in Chechnya for socio-economic talks

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has arrived in Chechnya, RIA Novosti reports.

He laid flowers for the first Chechen President Ahmad Kadyrov. Medvedev will discuss socio-economic development of the North Caucasian Federal District at a session of governmental commission he started heading in early June.

The previous sessions in Moscow in January and Yessentuki in May stressed federal purpose programs of the NCFD, socio-economic development of the Stavropol Territory, Dagestan and Ingushetia and the state program for development of the NCFD.

Vice Premier and Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the NCFD Alexander Khloponin, Vice Premier Vladislav Surkov, Minister for Energy Alexander Novak, Minister for Transport Maksim Sokolov, Minister for Labour and Social Development Maksim Topilin, Minister for Regional Development Oleg Govorun, Minister for Healthcare Veronica Skvortsova, Minister for Agriculture Nikolai Fedorov, Minister for Culture Vladimir Medinsky, Vnesheconombank head Vladimir Dmitriyev, Sberbank President German Gref, heads of NCFD regions, members of parliament, Federation Council, ministries and other structures will take part in the session of the socio-economic commission.

Medvedev visited Chechnya in June 2010 as the president. He visited some sites in Grozny and met Chechen Leader Ramzan Kadyrov. The latter was reelected as Chechen leader in spring 2011.

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