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MOSCOW, October 17. /TASS/. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will on Monday hold the 30th, jubilee meeting of Russia’s Foreign Investment Advisory Council, which is to discuss questions and proposals from the largest foreign companies to improve the investment climate and reduce administrative barriers in various spheres of the economy.
The government press service said that the meeting will in particular consider opportunities to improve the business climate in the pharmaceutical, agroindustrial and food sectors, in retail trade, on the electricity and energy-efficient technologies markets.
The meeting will involve First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, Economic Development Minister Alexey Ulyukayev, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, Energy Minister Alexander Novak, Construction Minister Mikhail Men, Natural Resources Minister Sergey Donskoy, Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov, Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova, Transport and Labor ministers Maxim Sokolov and Maxim Topilin and other officials.
Russia’s Foreign Investment Advisory Council was established in line with a government resolution of September 29, 1994. It is a permanent body considering and drafting proposals on questions of foreign investor organizations they have during implementation of investment projects in Russia. Dmitry Medvedev chairs the council.