The first forum of the Volga Federal district in public-private partnerships opens in Kazan

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva in photosangelina the Council of the Republic of TatarstanThe first forum of the Volga Federal district in public-private partnerships opens in Kazan© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva the image Bank

The development of public infrastructure in the Volga region and incentive measures to attract private investment in this area will be discussed by the participants of the first forum of the Volga Federal district on public-private partnership that opened in Kazan on Monday, according to the organizing Committee of the forum.

«The main purpose of the forum is to consolidate on a single platform representatives of Federal authorities, heads of subjects of Russian Federation included in the Volga Federal district, representatives of financial organizations and development institutions, construction and infrastructure companies to discuss key trends in the development of public infrastructure of the Volga region and the elaboration of measures aimed at stimulating private investment in this sphere», — stated in the message.

Organizers note that among the key issues forum — new mechanisms for pre-funding, the role of supranational and regional development institutions in preparation of projects of public-private partnerships, the necessary conditions to create a comfortable institutional environment, as well as priority infrastructure projects of the Volga region, the implementation of which is planned with application of PPP mechanisms.

During the forum investors will be presented the infrastructure projects planned for implementation in the Volga Federal district. The most promising projects will receive recommendations for improvement from industry-leading experts, and will also be included in the program support project initiatives, which aims to promote future PPP projects to attract pre-financing and potential partners.

It is expected that participation in the forum will be attended by President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, Chairman of the Board of the National centre PPP Paul Seleznev, heads of regions of Volga Federal district and representatives of regional governments.

«The direct dialogue of participants of the forum will allow to identify the key steps necessary to stimulate the growth of extra-budgetary investment in infrastructure projects of the Volga region. In particular, in the framework of the plenary discussion, experts will discuss the priority PPP projects in the Volga Federal district, the impact of Federal mega-projects on the formation of the infrastructure framework, the problems of budgetary co-financing and the key aspects of pre-training. The outcome of the session will be formulated in the form of proposals for the revision of the strategy for socio-economic development PFO, and will become the basis for the preparation of appeals to the government of the Russian Federation», — said the organizing Committee.

The event is organized by investment development Agency of Tatarstan and the national center of state-private partnership, with the support of the Council of Federation and Agency for strategic initiatives.

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