Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin and Economic Development and Trade Minister German Gref reported on the Government’s work on the three-year budget.
Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Sergei Ivanov reported on plans to reform the country’s shipbuilding industry.
First Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev reported on his upcoming visit to Pskov and Novgorod regions. The President thanked Mr Medvedev and everyone who took part in rebuilding the Koryakia region after it was hit by an earthquake for their good work.
Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Zhukov reported on plans to implement the Children of Russia federal targeted programme for 2007–2010.
Mr Putin informed the meeting that he has signed a decree establishing the Federal Agency for the Supply of Arms, Military Equipment and Material. The President asked Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov and Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Ivanov to pay particular attention to the need to follow a common price policy when organising and carrying out state defence procurement contracts.