10 December 2014, Wednesday, 10:38

Rustem Khamitov: "Much depends on municipalities work"


UFA, 10 December 2014. /Bashinform News Agency, Iliya Spiridonov/. On December 9, the President of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov met with the chairmen of councils of municipal districts, urban districts and urban settlements of our republic. The head of the region outlined the prospects of socio-economic development of municipalities and current priorities facing them.

Rustem Khamitov noted that the election campaign of 2014 showed the people's trust in the authorities, including local ones. But there are plenty of unsolved issues in the field of investment, quality of municipal property management, housing development, agriculture, health care, support for small and medium-sized businesses.

“Thus, as you organize the work so you will set up the deputies activity, — Much depends on it, if not everything,” the head of the region said.

The head of the republic also touched upon the forthcoming elections of deputies of rural settlements in Bashkortostan in 2015 and deputies of the State Duma of Russia in 2016. He stressed the fact that deputies should be active citizens, supporting really working people.

The meeting was also attended by the Chairman of the State Assembly — Kurultai of the Republic of Bashkortostan Konstantin Tolkachev, who spoke about the legal support of local government and problems of its perfection, as well as the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Government RB Rustem Mardanov,  who gave an assessment of financial and property potential of municipalities.

The detailed transcript of the Rustem Khamitov’s speech is available on the official website of the President RB.