Meeting participants included First Deputy Minister of Finance Leonid Gornin, Head of the Republic of Mordovia Artyom Zdunov, Chair of the Federation Council Committee on Budget and Financial Markets Anatoly Artamonov, First Deputy Chair of the State Duma Committee on Energy Valery Seleznyov, Deputy Minister for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic Marat Shamyunov, as well as several heads of Russian regions and their deputies on economic and financial issues, representatives of interested federal executive bodies, expert communities, and businesses. The meeting was held via videoconference.
In his opening remarks, Igor Levitin said the commission was established to search for financial opportunities to develop the regions and achieve the national development goals in the Russian regions.
Chair of the Commission, Chelyabinsk Region Governor Alexei Teksler reported on the developed proposals to improve inter-budgetary relations to level out the conditions for socioeconomic development and encourage investment activity in the regions under the pressure of sanctions.
The meeting participants discussed the current state of the regional budgets and the budget parameters for 2023 and for the 2024 and 2025 planning periods, as well as proposals on improving the system of inter-budgetary relations.
The proposals developed at the meeting will be submitted to the Russian Ministry of Finance for consideration when drafting legislative acts and other documents determining approaches to forming inter-budgetary relations for 2023 and for the 2024 and 2025 planning periods.