Vice-Premier of Russian government Dmitry Kozak said that in three years, tremendous work has been done on the socio-economic integration of the Crimea with Russia. On Friday, April 21, he said in a speech at the III international Yalta economic forum (AMEF), the correspondent "Tapes.ru".
"In a very short time settled the most important social problems. Resolved priority to overcome the energy, transport and water blockade of the Crimea. In record time, established banking system. At the earliest, in August 2014, was adopted the Federal program for development of Crimea and Sevastopol", — said Kozak.
He added that by 2014, the infrastructure problems were not solved for decades. According to him, government and business must work synchronously on the Peninsula that the authorities fulfilled their promises.
A day earlier, the Russian businessman, member of the General Council of the public organization "Business Russia" Igor Chaika expressed the view that now is the time to invest in Crimea's economy. He also said that in the medium term, infrastructure will be upgraded. "There will be a modern hub, the bridge will be built, will be launched on rail, roads will be repaired, improved communication. The entrance to this area will cost money, and again — now is the time," added the entrepreneur.
III international Yalta economic forum held in the Crimea from 20 to 22 April. In the fields AMEF planned signing of a dozen agreements worth more than 100 billion rubles. This year the forum is attended by fifteen hundred people, representing more than 40 countries. Of foreign delegations most numerous Italian.
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