2 Jul 2019 16:25

Putin to host govt meeting addressing national projects, to take part in parliamentarism forum on Wednesday

MOSCOW. July 2 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will host a routine meeting with members of the Russian government on July 3, the presidential press service said in a statement on Tuesday.

"The key subject of the meeting will be legislative support for the implementation of the national projects," the statement said.

First Deputy Prime Minister Anton Siluanov and Deputy Prime Ministers Alexei Gordeyev and Maxim Akimov are to present reports.

The participants will additionally discuss a number of current issues.

The same day, Putin will take part in the international Development of Parliamentarism forum.

The forum is to focus on international security and stability, the development of digital economy, the youth and environmental policy, and prospects of work of inter-parliamentary institutions.

Taking part in the forum will be about 800 parliamentarians and experts from 132 countries, among them Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) President Gabriela Cuevas Barron, Grand National Assembly of Turkey Speaker Mustafa Sentop, Pan-African Parliament President Roger Nkodo Dang, Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference Vice President Jorgen Pettersson, and others.

The first international Development of Parliamentarism forum was held in Moscow at State Duma Chairman Vyacheslav Volodin's initiative in June 2018.