The Governor reported that the region continues to develop dynamically, and is actively working on financial consolidation, reducing debt and increasing salaries. National projects are driving development, so a lot of attention is paid to them in the region, Mr Nikitin said. The implementation of national projects on education and healthcare, including construction of a cancer centre, were also discussed.
Earlier in the day, the President chaired a meeting of the Council for the Development of Physical Culture and Sport in Nizhny Novgorod and addressed a plenary session of the International Forum Russia – Country of Sports. He also met with heads of international sports organisations, had a brief conversation with the winners of the 2019 Summer Universiade and attended a presentation of the MATCH! Strana TV channel.