28 September 2011, Wednesday, 16:33

Rustem Khamitov has taken part in work of the Council under the Plenipotentiary of the President of Russia in Volga federal district

author: Sergey Zakharov

On September 28 the President of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov has taken part in the meeting, devoted to innovational and investment development in Volga federal district. The meeting was held under the chairmanship of the Minister of regional development of Russia Viktor Basargin in Saratov.

The aims for attraction of investors to the regions, located on the territory of Volga federal district, problems of making favorable economic climate for realization of investment projects and prospects in perfection of transport infrastructure on the regions were under discussion in the course of the meeting. The problems of gas distribution and ownerless gas mains were also raised there.

Talking to the journalists Rustem Khamitov has answered several questions in particular, concerning the cost and realization of the joint project, advanced by Bashkortostan and “GASPROM” on establishment of the gas-chemistry center in the Republic.

As the President of Bashkortostan mentioned, “the investments for this project amount to 80 billion rubles. The project already started. Some elements of the project are erected on the territory of JSC “GASPROM NEFTEHIM SALAVAT”, for example, the unit for primary oil refining. The launch of this production is scheduled on 2012”.

“Besides, the work for organization of ethylene production is entering the pre-design stage now. The first turn will include the widening of already existing production up to 380 thousand tons. The second turn is the construction of the unit with the capacity up to 600 thousand tons annually jointly with “SIBUR”. Several other rather big productions will be opened on the site, owned by JSC “GASPROM NEFTEHIM SALAVAT” and this work is scheduled till 2018” – the President of Bashkortostan stated.

Another question concerned the agreement for establishment of a techno-park and an investment fund for financing the program of energy-saving and energy efficiency, signed between Bashkortostan and “RUSHYDRO”.

“At present time we invested one billion rubles each on a parity base with “RUSHYDRO”. Now the project is found on the designing stage. All organizational moments are left behind and it’s time for the project to become a reality” – Rustem Khamitov explained.

He has also told how the joint projects with “ROSNANO” are realized.

“Now we are actively working with “ROSNANO”. In 2015 we have to reach the innovational output about 90 billion rubles per year, i.e. 10 times more than today. We started the project on construction of the positron-emission tomography on the base of the Republican oncology center. We intend to complete this project by 2012. “ROSNANO” invested about 1,5 billion rubles and other 1,5 billion have to be allocated by the investors” – Rustem Khamitov reported.

Rustem Khamitov has also taken part in the meeting of the Council under the Plenipotentiary of the President of Russia in Volga federal district re “The activity of the regional authority in Volga federal district in sphere of environment protection”, held by the Plenipotentiary of the President RF in Volga federal district Gregory Rapota.