Vladimir Putin and Batu Hasikova: press service of the President of Russia
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin had a working meeting with acting head of the Republic of Kalmykia bath hasikov. A transcript of the conversation published on the Kremlin website on Wednesday, July 31.
According to Hasikov, at the moment the key problem is providing the population with clean drinking water. “According to Rospotrebnadzor, only 74 per cent of people living in Kalmykia, have the opportunity to consume clean water,” he said.
He noted that the money under the Federal program “Clean water” is not enough to ensure all residents. In addition, in the region there are problems with the irrigation of lands, lamented Hasikov.
“Kalmykia was included in the list of ten regions with a low level of socio-economic development, and now under the leadership of Dmitry Nikolayevich Kobylkin, Minister of natural resources [and ecology] of the Russian Federation — we prepare a comprehensive plan for socio-economic development of Kalmykia Republic”, — said the acting Governor.
In early July it became known that Kalmykia was included in the three regions with the lowest income.
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