Putin will hold a meeting in Petersburg on provision of population with medicines

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. Archival photo.Putin will hold a meeting in Petersburg on provision of population with medicines© RIA Novosti / Alexey Nikolskiye to the photobank

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in St. Petersburg, where he will hold a meeting on medicinal maintenance of the population, and also will visit the international cultural forum, said the press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov.

Peskov confirmed that Putin had returned from Singapore and is now in the «cultural capital».

«The first half of the day he will deal with life Sciences & pharmaceutical support of the Russians. He will hold a meeting. The meeting will be held at the company «GEROPHARM». It is the largest producer of drugs and, primarily, insulin», — said Peskov told reporters.

He noted that the President will visit the enterprise, after which there will be a meeting where the main speaker will be the Minister of health Veronika Skvortsova, and Governor of the Ivanovo region Stanislav Voskresensky, who headed a working group on this issue.

In the evening, according to Peskov, Putin is going to the concert for participants and guests of the VII International cultural forum.

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