UFA, November 19 (Itar-Tass) —— Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has arrived in the Volga Federal District for a working visit. The visit program of the head of state includes a meeting with the Moslem clergy, as well as a talk with representatives of the regional mass media.
Medvedev will visit the republican clinical hospital named after Kunatov where he will see the diagnostic, surgical and therapeutic departments.
In the afternoon, the president will visit the first Ufa Cathedral-Mosque. A meeting between Medvedev and the Moslem clergy will be held at the Central Spiritual Department of Moslems of Russia which is adjacent to the mosque.
He is also to have a talk with Head of Bashkiria Rustem Khamitov. The working program will end in a meeting with mass media representatives of the Volga Federal District. As press secretary of Medvedev Natalya Timakova told ITAR-TASS, the president has already given an interview to the Far Eastern mass media, and before the end of November, the head of state intends to hold a number of meetings with the regional press.