19 december 2011

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin meets with Head of the Republic of Tuva Sholban Kara-ool

The meeting focused on Kyzyl-Kuragino railway construction, whose launch was attended by the prime minister, and its importance for the region’s economy. Mr Putin and Mr Kara-ool also discussed healthcare and education modernisation in the republic. The head of Tuva reported that teachers’ wages in the region were now higher than average pay in the economy.