The meeting began with a discussion of measures to support flood victims in Irkutsk Region. Deputy Prime Minister and Chair of the Government Commission on Flood Relief Vitaly Mutko gave a report on that subject.
Agriculture Minister Dmitry Patrushev also reported on the harvesting campaign.
Minister of Sport Pavel Kolobkov updated the participants on the results of the Third Russian Summer Spartakiad of the Disabled, the development of adaptive sports in Russia and preparations for the Winter Deaflympics and Summer Paralympics.
Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova spoke about preparations for 45th WorldSkills Competitions, which will begin in Kazan on August 22.
Minister of Science and Higher Education Mikhail Kotyukov reported on the training of managerial teams at universities and research and education centres in the context of the digital economy.
Minister of Labour and Social Protection Maxim Topilin and Special Presidential Representative on Digital and Technological Development Dmitry Peskov delivered reports on the main subject of the meeting – updating the system of professional qualifications with due consideration for new trade jobs.