The city Governor told the President about the efforts to improve the investment potential of St. Petersburg.
During his visit to St. Petersburg, President Vladimir Putin had a meeting with the city Governor Alexander Beglov. According to the St. Petersburg administration press office, Alexander Beglov told the President about the progress in implementing national projects and the efforts the city authorities undertake to improve the investment potential of St. Petersburg.
The investment policy based on the city’s strategy of social and economic development until 2035 is aimed first and foremost at improving the quality of life for the city resident, developing social and healthcare infrastructure, information technologies, industrial manufacturing, pharma sector, culture and sports, the Governor emphasized.
Alexander Beglov cited the Chizhik tram as an example of a large-scale investment project developed in St. Petersburg. He also told of the plans to build the Latitudinal high-speed highway.
St. Petersburg rates high among other Russian regions in terms of investment climate, in 2019 the city is in the Top 5 of the rating.
Alexander Beglov expressed his gratitude to the President for the money allocated to buy social objects from developers. The city administration has been able to acquire 24 kindergartens, 4 school buildings, 14 premises for general practitioners and one outpatient clinic. The city administration continues working to improve the balance between housing and social objects construction, Alexander Beglov said.