Putin meets with new governors and their predecessors

© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin holds a meeting of the State Council on improving investment attractiveness of the regions. 27 Dec 2017Putin meets with new governors and their predecessors© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated the image Bank

President Vladimir Putin met Wednesday with the elected 10 September, the governors and their retired predecessors.

The President noted that the meeting was held in «unusual format». «We never intended, but such a meeting makes sense. This is, firstly, to demonstrate continuity. The new leaders can build and develop all the achievements that came before them,» — said the head of state.

The President said that one of the former governors noted that it would not interfere in the Affairs of his successor. On the one hand, «this is good as the newly elected supervisor takes full responsibility for their work, but at the same time, he should be able to rely on what has been done and the experience of predecessors», — Putin continued.

«I’m sure there will be continuity in these important areas, which have in many regions», — said the President. According to him, the work in these years were «in difficult conditions, with and internal problems and external constraints». «But I hope the continuity of success for new leaders,» said the President.

Before the meeting, Putin visited the concert of children’s choir «Winter’s tale».