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Dmitry Chernyshenko held a meeting with the chairmen of the relevant State Duma committees

Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Chernyshenko held a working meeting with the chairmen of seven specialized committees of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the eighth convocation. It discussed the key areas of upcoming joint work and the main legislative initiatives and plans.

The meeting was attended by Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Science and Higher Education Sergei Kabyshev, Chairman of the Committee on Physical Culture and Sports Dmitry Svishchev, Chairman of the Committee on Ethnic Affairs Gennady Semigin, Chairman of the Committee for the Development of Civil Society, Issues of Public and Religious Associations Olga Timofeeva, Chairman of the Committee on information policy, information technology and communications Alexander Khinshtein, chairman of the committee on youth policy Artyom Metelev and first deputy chairman of the committee on tourism and development of tourist infrastructure Nikolai Valuev. Also present were Minister of Science and Higher Education Valery Falkov, Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media Maksut Shadayev and Deputy Minister of Sports of Russia Andrey Fedorov. They presented their priority bills, on which they plan or are already working with the State Duma.

Dmitry Chernyshenko noted that the Government, together with the State Duma, has already successfully implemented a number of landmark legislative initiatives. For example, due to constructive interaction with the Committee on Information Policy, the activities of foreign citizens in the Russian segment of the Internet were regulated, a mechanism for interaction with foreign digital companies on the territory of the country was created and the issue of using electronic signatures was resolved. Together with the Committee for Physical Culture, Sports, Tourism and Youth Affairs, the legislative framework for the European Football Championship has been prepared, the most important law on the harmonization of legislation on sports and education has been adopted.

“Fulfilling the instructions of the President, this year we have formed a new model for managing scientific and technological development, the development of a new state program is at the final stage. I look forward to working together with the Science and Education Committee. In general, with the deputies, we will have to consider and work out many more new initiatives. Currently, we have 23 bills in priority, 10 of them have already been submitted to the State Duma, ”said Dmitry Chernyshenko.

Dmitry Chernyshenko held a meeting with the chairmen of the relevant State Duma committees

Dmitry Chernyshenko also noted the importance and timeliness of creating a new profile committee for tourism and the development of tourism infrastructure.

“Currently, the Government pays special attention to the development of domestic tourism. This year, a new national project “Tourism and the hospitality industry” was launched, and the “Tourism.RF” corporation was created. An important area of ​​work is the improvement of legislation in this area, and close work with the new profile committee will help us change the situation in the industry for the better, ”said Dmitry Chernyshenko.

The meeting participants agreed on constructive interaction within the framework of legislative activities aimed at improving the quality of life of citizens.

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