Source: Russia – Council of the Federation
It is necessary to intensify interdepartmental and interregional cooperation for the implementation of the tasks set by the President of the Russian Federation on the environmental rehabilitation of water bodies and the preservation of unique water systems, the senator noted.
Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Agrarian and Food Policy and Environmental Management Alexey Maiorov Maiorov Alexey Petrovich Representative from the legislative (representative) body of state of the Republic of Kalmykia took part in the plenary session of the All-Russian Water Congress – 2019. Senator announced greetings to the participants and guests of the Congress from the Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko Valentvienko Valentin Ivanovna representative from the executive body of the city of St. Pete burg and noted that Congress, which takes place for the third consecutive year with the support of the Federation Council, has become a key event for anyone involved in our country’s protection, conservation and rational use of water resources.
“Since one of the goals defined by the May Decree of the President of the Russian Federation in the field of ecology is the ecological rehabilitation of water bodies and the preservation of unique water systems, the business program of the event this year is dedicated to improving the efficiency of federal projects,” said Alexey Mayorov.
The tasks set by the head of state require special attention.
According to the head of the Federation Council Committee, the tasks set by the head of state require special attention from both the executive and legislative branches of government. “On the agenda of the spring session of this year, together with the federal executive authorities, the scientific and expert community, we have already considered such important issues as the development of the ameliorative complex of low-water regions of the Russian Federation, priority measures to restore water bodies water resources in the agro-industrial complex, but without active interdepartmental and interregional cooperation, the solution of the identified problem issues will be difficult to move forward. ”Alex Mayorov first drew attention to the need for the delegates of the Congress of the closest future cooperation for the realization of large-scale environmental agenda. “The water legislation, as well as other fields of law, not live, each, his own life. They are largely interconnected, interdependent, and this requires the creation of an adequate legal framework for the rational and effective management of the country’s water resources. The profile committee of the Council of the Federation is set up for active and fruitful cooperation with all who care about environmental issues, including the protection of water resources, ”the senator said.
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