Gaidar Forum experts discuss Russian’s 21st century infrastructure
The expert discussion The Infrastructural Framework of Russia in the 21st Century was held on January 13, the second day of the Gaidar Forum at RANEPA.
Chairman of InfraONE Board of Directors Albert Eganyan moderated the discussion. The panelists included Roman Starovoyt, Head of the Federal Road Agency; Salman Babaнev, Vice-President of Russian Railways; Dmitry Pankin, Head of the Eurasian Development Bank Executive Board; Alexei Prazdnichnykh, Head of “Spatial Development “ Direction at the Center for Strategic Developments; and Pavel Brusser, Managing Director, Head of the Infrastructure, Project & Structured Finance at Gazprombank.
The purpose of the meeting was to review the issue, which has growing into a major concern amid the current economic situation: Is transport infrastructure capable of making an additional contribution to Russia’s GDP gworth?
Organizers of the Gaidar Forum: “The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration” (RANEPA), The Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy (Gaidar Institute) and the Association of Innovative Regions of Russia (AIRR).
General partner: Gazprom. Financial partner: Otkritie Bank. Strategic partners: Gazprombank, Unilever, ACIG Group of Companies, Johnson&Johnson, Novartis Group in Russia, Masterсard, Yegor Gaidar Foundation, MSD. Official partners: Microsoft, RVC. Partners: EY, Cotton Way, The Russian Brewers' Union, Tomsk region. Insurance partner: Rosgosstrakh.
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