Arctic section will be entered in all state programs of Yakutia
A mandatory Arctic section will appear in all state programs of the republic, said head of the region Aisen Nikolaev at a meeting of the Lensky Club, Yakutia 24 TV channel reports with the reference to the Regional Head’s Government.
“Now, the Arctic section is mandatory in every state program of the republic. A comprehensive development program for the Arctic zone of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) and the indigenous minorities of the North will begin to operate until 2024,”Aisen Nikolaev emphasized.
He added that “extraordinary measures”, and not separate ones, are needed to solve the problems, existing in the region. So, in the Arctic regions of Yakutia, certain types of taxes were abolished, the resettlement of emergency housing began for the first time in 30 years, and new social facilities and transport infrastructure are under construction.
In addition, a Ministry for the Development of the Arctic and Issues of the Indigenous Minorities of the North was created in the republic, coordinating all projects in the Arctic zone of the region.