31 Oct 2017 16:41

Putin criticizes construction permit situation at regional, local levels

MOSCOW. Oct 31 (Interfax) - Russia is currently in 115th place in the "Dealing with Construction Permits" subheading of the World Bank's Doing Business rankings, President Vladimir Putin noted at a meeting with members of the government.

Addressing Construction, Housing and Utilities Minister Mikhail Men, Putin said that the ministry needed to pay more attention to what goes on at the regional and local levels, where "outrageousness" occurs.