The deputies Vladivostok asked to give the city the status of capital of Primorye

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The Vladivostok deputies adopted an appeal to the acting Governor of Primorye and the provincial Parliament with a request for legislation to give the city the status of the administrative center of the region, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

Thursday at the regular meeting of the city Duma was attended by 28 members. They considered the draft resolution of the Duma «On appeal to the acting Governor of Primorsky Krai O. N. Kozhemyako. the legislative Assembly of Primorsky Krai».

«We request to support the initiative of granting Vladivostok the status of the capital of Primorsky Krai. There is much talk about the fact that Vladivostok should become the capital of the DFO, first he must become the capital of the Primorsky region, which still is not» — said the Chairman of the Committee on budget, taxes and Finance of the city Duma Vladimir Isakov.

According to him, in addition, the law on the regional capital implies the possibility of funding of Vladivostok on the needs, for the maintenance of international status on infrastructure issues, the preparation of the Eastern economic forum.

Six deputies abstained, 22, a decision is made.

Acting Governor of Primorsky Krai Oleg Kozhemyako said earlier that Vladivostok need to make the capital of the Far East. The Plenipotentiary of the RF President in far Eastern Federal district Yuri Trutnev reported that requests the Ministry and to the staff of the Embassy until December 1 to prepare a full report to the President with the feasibility study, costs and benefits. Khabarovsk is the center of the far Eastern Federal district since its formation (2000).

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