The republic needs to develop alternative energy. It is important to provide uninterrupted electricity to remote and inaccessible settlements. The head of Yakutia, Aisen Nikolaev, stated this November 11 on TV program of the Sakha National Broadcasting Company.
Speaking at public hearings to discuss the draft law on the state budget of the republic for 2019 and for the 2020-2021 planned period, Yakutia’s Minister of Economy, Maya Danilova, said that taking into account the May Decree of Vladimir Putin, the social and economic development forecast of the republic is developed for six years to 2024.
November 7, 2018 – PJSC ALROSA, the world leader in diamond mining, announces the recovery of the first large gem-quality rough diamond from Verkhne-Munskoe deposit that was commissioned on October 31.
The Ministry for Economic Development of Russian Far East will make every effort to ensure that the preferences existing for the Far Eastern Federal District are in effect in two new regions, said the minister, Aleksandr Kozlov, commenting on the accession of Buryatia and Transbaikalia to the Far Eastern Federal District.
On October 31, ALROSA has started commercial diamond production at Verkhne-Munskoye Diamond Field in Yakutia. The new diamond field will operate for at least 20 years, ensuring reliable diamond production and providing workplaces for local residents.
The launch of the Verkhne-Munskoye (Upper Muna) diamond deposit in the Olenek district will take place today. President Vladimir Putin and head of the republic Aisen Nikolaev will take part in the video conference. Aisen Nikolaev had previously noted that in case of employment at the field, priority will be given to local personnel.