Medvedev has congratulated workers of wood branch on their professional holiday

© RIA Novosti / Dmitry to Attachability in fotoreceptor of the government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev. Archival photoMedvedev has congratulated workers of wood branch on their professional holiday© RIA Novosti / Dmitry attachability to the photobank

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev congratulated workers and veterans of the forest industry on their professional holiday, noting how important it is to wisely use forest resources, the corresponding telegram is posted on the website of the Cabinet.

Medvedev stressed that Russian forests are a natural treasure and a key to its environmental safety. From forest health depends on the health of the citizens of the country, that is why the work of forestry specialists is worthy of deep respect.

«Russia is the leader of the forest area. And it is very important to wisely use this valuable resource carefully monitor his resume. You are doing a lot both for reforestation and for industrial development. Forest products are becoming more competitive, in demand in the domestic market and abroad», — he wrote.

The Prime Minister noted that today the workers of the forest industry faces many important tasks, among them the modernization of the sector, combat illegal logging, increase of efficiency of forest exploitation, issues of logistics specialists of forestry and forest fire prevention.

In conclusion, Medvedev expressed confidence that forest industry workers will be able to achieve success in the implementation of the plans and their work will help to preserve and protect forests in Russia.