Mr Medvedev and Mr Torlopov discussed, in particular, the labour market situation and wage arrears issues at enterprises of various ownership types.
Mr Torlopov also reported on the results of comprehensive inspections carried out on the President’s instructions following the tragedy in Podyelsk, and the measures taken to prevent such accidents from happening in the future.
A fire at a home for elderly persons in Podyelsk on January 31, 2009, killed 23 people.
Dmitry Medvedev ordered an investigation into the causes of the fire in the home for elderly persons in the Republic of Komi
February 1, 2009