In Vladivostok, chose the mayor of the city

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The deputies of the Duma of Vladivostok was elected head of the city General Director of OOO «Tekhnokholding Sumotori» and project Manager «Maritime ring» Vitali, Verkeenko, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the meeting.

Deputies voted for one of three presented by the competition Commission candidates: the acting head of Vladivostok Alexey Litvinov, Deputy Chairman of Primorsky branch «Support of Russia» Alexander jurtaev and businessman Vitaly Verkeenko.

The new mayor was unanimously approved.

Before the vote, Verkeenko noted that he would like to have the full support of every resident of Vladivostok, perhaps even through direct elections. «We have the opportunity to make Vladivostok from city of hope city of dreams», he said.

«It’s probably more responsible than I was expecting. Thank you for your advance trust, it charges me with great responsibility and motivation. We have a lot to do and we do it together, we will succeed,» said the new mayor following the vote.

In early November, dismissed from the post of mayor of Vladivostok under investigation Igor Pushkarev wrote a letter of resignation. According to the investigation, from 2008 to 2015 Pushkarev for bribes for a total amount of 75 million rubles hindered business participation in municipal contests in the field of road construction.

GK «Sumotori» is the initiator of the Russian-Chinese project to create a joint plant of trucks of the Chinese FAW brand, has released the first batch of cars. Also in October, started construction of the first in the far East of the plant for recycling of cars in the top «Nadezhda» — a joint project «Sumotori», and Japanese corporations Arai Shoji Co. Ltd. and Royal AutoParts. In addition, «Sumotori», together with Japanese partners is scheduled from 2019 to produce electric cars — joint company «Prometheus» has received the status of a resident TOR «Nadezhda».

Tourism and recreation cluster in the Primorsky territory «seaside ring» is included in the list of residents of the Free port of Vladivostok. Now in the «Maritime ring» include a school of drifting, karting and much more.