Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a meeting of the Council for the country’s strategic development and priority projects on Wednesday, Kremlin’s press-service reported.




Also on Wednesday, in a video conference mode the president will participate in the launch of the commercial operation at the East Messoyakha oil field.


According to Kremlin’s press service, at the meeting of the Presidential Council on strategic development and priority projects “will discuss measures to support small businesses and overall development of transport infrastructure.”


The Council was established in June to ensure the interaction between federal, regional and municipal authorities, as well as public associations, scientific and other organizations in addressing issues related to the strategic development of the country and the implementation of priority projects.


The meeting on Wednesday will be the second one in its history. The first meeting was held on July 13 and dealt with projects in education, healthcare and housing infrastructure.