#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. VEB.RF is a Russian state development corporation, a state investment bank that finances economic development projects. Norilsk will be included in the corporation’s program among the 18 largest single-industry towns.
Together with experts from VEB.RF, municipalities will search for projects that are promising for financing, aimed at improving the quality of life of citizens.
As the press service of the Norilsk mayor’s office explained, together with the VEB.RF team, the largest single-industry towns will work in 14 areas, including housing and communal services, ecology, education, tourism and recreation, city environment, IT infrastructure, transport, development of small and medium-sized businesses.
“The development of a modern urban economy is one of the priorities of the VEB.RF group. For us, not only investment goals are important in this work, but also the effect that our projects bring to improve the quality of people’s life”, said Igor Shuvalov, chairman of VEB.RF.
In the near future, the specialists of the VEB.RF group will hold a series of meetings with each single-industry town to find promising projects.
Text: Victor Tsaryov, Photo: Elena Belalova