13 may 2010

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin meets with Samara Region Governor Vladimir Artyakov

Mr Putin and Mr Artyakov discussed the socio- economic situation in the region, including the labour market and the reform of housing and public utilities. When considering support for mechanical engineering companies, they gave special attention to the AvtoVAZ carmaker. The prime minister asked if the quality of services offered to the people fell after the funding of social institutions had been transferred from the carmaker to the regional and municipal authorities.