Udmurt: Vice-Premier Makes Working Tour
Russia’s First Vice-Premier will make a working tour to visit the many factories and plants in Udmurt, observing also the effects of local regeneration programmes.
Below are extracts of an article published by ITAR-TASS:
A staff member of the secretariat of the First Vice-Premier has told Itar-Tass that Ivanov is to chair a visiting session of the Military-Industrial Commission (MIC). Those present at the session are to review the process of work to ensure the development of solid-propellant projectiles for the missile systems Iskander, Bulava, and Topol-M.
The MIC session is to take place in the city of
The Votkinsk Plant also fills orders for the atomic industry: assemblies for research nuclear reactors, and sets of equipment for the processing of solid radioactive wastes.
Ivanov is to tour the IzhAuto enterprise. This factory implements a joint project in conjunction with the Korean automobile company KIA Motors for the industrial assembly of Spectra car model. With a view to putting the car model into production, equipment and technologies have been additionally modernized.
While in Udmurtia, Ivanov intends to visit the
The First Vice-Premier is also expected to attend the opening of a sports ground for children. The sports ground has been built by the New Generation sports programmes foundation, the Board of Trustees of which is headed by Ivanov.
The main purpose of the Foundation is to draw children and adolescents into physical training and sports, and popularize a healthy way of living. The Foundation works in such areas as the building of new sports facilities or repair outdated ones, the fitting out of children's sports schools with sports requisite and equipment, the payment of stipends to coaches at sports schools and sections, and the holding of master classes by outstanding sportsmen and coaches.