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MOSCOW, April 27. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit the north-western Russian city of Petrozavodsk on April 28 to meet members of the Council of Lawmakers at the Federal Assembly, the country’s two-house parliament, and to hold a meeting on stable development of cities with one main employer, the Kremlin press service reported on Sunday.
“A broad range of issues, including fulfilment of the May 2012 presidential decrees and implementation of the last December’s presidential annual state-of-the-nation address, integration of the Russian Republic of Crimea and the Russian federal city of Sevastopol in Russia and problems of local self-government will be discussed at a meeting with members of the Council of Lawmakers,” the press service noted.
Speaker of the Federation Council upper house of parliament Valentina Matviyenko and Speaker of the State Duma lower house Sergey Naryshkin are expected to deliver reports at the meeting.
Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, presidential aide Andrey Belousov, federal ministers, regional chief executives and representatives of business circles will participate in the meeting devoted to ensuring steady development of settlements with one main employing company.
Meanwhile, Vladimir Putin will visit a new woodworking plant Kalevala, which was launched with Czech and German partners involved in the previous year, the press service said.
The plant produces modern materials used in construction and furniture making that meets highest standards of economy and energy efficiency.