Deputy Prime Minister Victoria Abramchenko Introduced Team Of Ministry Of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev
Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Victoria Abramchenko held a working meeting with the leadership of the Russian Ministry of Agriculture, at which she officially introduced the Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev. She noted the effective work of the department in developing the domestic agricultural complex and export of agricultural products, and also outlined the main tasks for the Ministry in the near future.
“The agricultural sector continues to develop rapidly and makes a serious contribution to improving the macroeconomic stability of the country. The export of agricultural products is growing, including due to effective state support, which is largely ensured by thoughtful administration by the relevant ministry. Together we have to participate in the implementation of the goals that were announced by the President in the Message. First of all, in that part of it, which concerns the improvement of social protection of people. And of course, to work for structural changes in the national economy, which Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin spoke about,” Victoria Abramchenko emphasized.
The Deputy Prime Minister also noted that under the leadership of Dmitry Patrushev, the state program “Integrated Development of Rural Areas”, comparable in scale with the national project, was developed, which began to operate in 2020. Within its framework, a large volume of tasks has to be solved to significantly improve the living conditions of people in the countryside.
According to Dmitry Patrushev, the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia will ensure the fulfillment of the tasks set by the President of Russia in his Address to the Federal Assembly, as well as in the framework of national projects. According to the head of the Ministry of Agriculture, the priorities of the department are ensuring food security of the country, increasing the volume of agricultural products export, the integrated development of rural areas, supporting small forms of farming and agricultural cooperation, increasing the efficiency of agricultural production, technical and technological modernization of the agricultural sector, the development of agricultural science and education, as well as other areas.
In conclusion, Victoria Abramchenko expressed confidence that by joint efforts all the tasks assigned to the industry will be successfully solved.