Dmitry Medvedev appointed Zarina Doguzova head of the Federal Agency for Tourism, the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers reported
Earlier, on February 5, the Prime Minister dismissed Oleg Safonov at his request. Safonov headed the Federal Agency for Tourism since May 2014.
Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree after meeting with deputy prime ministers. During the meeting, the head of the Cabinet pointed out the need to properly prioritize and effectively manage funds in the development of tourism.
Zarina Doguzova previously headed the Presidential Office of Public Relations and Communications, RIA Novosti reports.