Putin will hold a meeting on the development of telecommunications

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday will hold a meeting on development of telecommunications, meeting with Governor of Leningrad region and international telephone conversation, said the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.

"It will be a video conference, a representative group of participants. Virtually the entire leadership of the government headed Mishustin, the administration headed Vaino, representatives of the industry", - told reporters Sands.

He said that the meeting will be attended by MegaFon, Sberbank, Mail.ru Group, MTS, Rostelecom, VimpelCom, Yandex and others.

"A serious conversation about one of the most important sectors of our economy. Now, actually, from the synergies with this industry depends on the development of all other sectors, because without information and communication technologies none of the sectors of the national economy cannot function," said Sands.

According to him, in the afternoon, the President will communicate with the Governor of Leningrad region Alexander Drozdenko, will hold a series of private meetings and will hold an international telephone call.