The Yenisey Siberia Project organizing committee gathers for the first time in late March in Krasnoyarsk

According to the Governor of Krasnoyarsk Region Alexander Uss, the investment portfolio of the project till 2027 involves over 30 projects with the cumulative value estimated as 1.8 trillion Roubles.

The Organizing Committee of the Yenisey Siberia Comprehensive Investment Project, consisting of the Governors of Krasnoyarsk Region, the Republics of Khakassia and Tuva, will come together for the first time in late March at Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum. This information was provided to TASS by the Governor of Krasnoyarsk Region Alexander Uss at Russian Investment Forum held in Sochi.

The project uniting three regions was initiated by Krasnoyarsk Region last year. In February 2018 the idea of the special economic zone establishment was supported by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. In April, the regions signed the cooperation agreement for the project.

“For the first time, the Organizing Committee will meet at Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum that opens on March 28”, said Alexander Uss.

According to him, the investment portfolio of the project until 2027 involves over 30 projects with the total value estimated as 1.8 trillion Roubles. Particularly, the Yenisey Siberia encompasses the large-scale investment projects of Norilsk Nickel, Polus, SGC; construction of Kuragino-Kyzyl railway, exploration of the Elegest coal basin, agriculture development. The scope and interregional nature of the projects provided the grounds for integrating all these plans into one mega-project.

The project management system will consist of the new projects support taskforce, the project implementation committee involving the Governors of Krasnoyarsk Region, the Republics of Khakassia and Tuva, as well as representatives of participant companies; the administrative and political support for the projects will be provided by the Yenisey Siberia Directorate. “The Directorate is a body responsible for the administrative and political support of the projects. Every project will be run by one or several specialists representing the interests of the investor with the authority bodies”, said Uss.

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