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Deputy Prime Minister – Plenipotentiary of the President in the Far Eastern Federal District, Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Eastern Economic Forum Yuri Trutnev held a meeting on the preparation of Vladivostok for EEF-2021. The issues of readiness for the forum of urban infrastructure and FEFU sites, as well as measures to ensure epidemiological safety were discussed.

“There are two months left before the start of the Eastern Economic Forum. The main task of the forum is to attract investors, feedback from business: to what extent we manage to form effective support mechanisms. But no less important is the organizational part: the city’s readiness to receive guests in the context of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, ”Yuri Trutnev opened the meeting.

The Deputy Prime Minister drew attention to the need to comply with measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus, to intensify the interaction of Rospotrebnadzor, regional and city authorities, and the leadership of the FEFU. “The Forum is a tool for the development of the entire Far East. A significant number of people will come to participate in it – investors, businessmen, experts, economists. It is important to ensure the safety of the guests of the event and, of course, the residents of Vladivostok. I ask you to pay attention to this, work out all the necessary measures, ”he stressed.

Also during the meeting, the state of the city infrastructure, the readiness of the sites of the Far Eastern Federal University and the number of rooms to accommodate the participants and guests of the forum were discussed. In total, as the Governor of the Primorsky Territory Oleg Kozhemyako said, 23 hotels will be allocated for these needs, including the hotel complex of the FEFU. The total number of rooms will be more than 5.7 thousand rooms.

According to Igor Pavlov, Deputy Director of the Roscongress Foundation, Director of the Eastern Economic Forum, special attention was paid to the sports and cultural program of the forum. Preliminarily, within the framework of the sports program, it is planned to hold an annual international judo tournament named after Jigoro Kano under the patronage of Russian President Vladimir Putin, sailing events (for the VEF Cup, the Far East Cup international regatta, sports events within the framework of the Far East large training sailboats), the II Interregional Festival “Far Eastern Games” among the subjects of the Far Eastern Federal District and others.

As part of the cultural program, it is planned to hold concerts for Vladivostok residents on the main stage of the Far East Street exhibition, as well as performances of music and dance groups and individual performers in an open area on the Revolution Fighters Square. Exhibitions will be organized at the VK Arsenyev Museum of the History of the Far East, the Vladivostok Fortress Museum-Reserve, and the Primorsky State Art Gallery. Performances are planned at the Primorsky Regional Drama Theater of Youth and the Primorsky Academic Regional Drama Theater named after M. Gorky. In addition, the program will include the IV Festival of Culture and Art “Constellation of the Far East” with the participation of creative teams of the Far Eastern Federal District. All measures, as noted by Yuri Trutnev, should be carried out in agreement with Rospotrebnadzor, taking into account the observance of epidemiological safety.

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