Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the Eastern economic forum said that the Russian authorities are planning to make the far East an important strategic hub in the world.
Russian authorities are planning to make the far East the most important logistics hub in the world. This was announced by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the Eastern economic forum (WEF-2017).
The head of state explained that in the far East are the new transport corridors and built up port facilities for ease of shipping products from Asia-Pacific region to Europe and back.
“Subject study the construction of the railway crossing to the island of Sakhalin. Along with the development of the Northern sea route, modernization of BAM and Transsib, the implementation of other projects all of which will transform the Russian far East one of the most important logistics hubs in the world,” added Putin.
Eastern economic forum is held in Vladivostok for two days – the sixth and seventh of September. Visit the event brought together representatives of 55 countries, including China, Japan, India, USA and UK. Among the guests of the forum, President of Japan Shinzo Abe and the head of South Korea moon Jae-In.