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AFK "Sistema" and the Samara region signed the cooperation agreement

AFK Sistema, the public diversified holding company, and the Government of the Samara region concluded the agreement on social and economic cooperation during the International Economic Forum of St. Petersburg (PMEF-2017)

The document signed by the president of AFK "Sistema" Mikhail Shamolin and the governor of the Samara region Nikolay Merkushin defines the perspective directions of strategic partnership of Corporation and the regional authorities for the purpose of creating favorable conditions of economy development, the social sphere and implementation of investment projects. The agreement provides attraction of investments into such sectors as health care, industrial and hi-tech productions, agricultural industry, retail business, information technologies and banking services.

 "In the Samara region there is a high potential as for expansion of presence of already existing Corporation businesses, and for the start of new joint initiatives in those areas where AFK "Sistema" has got wide experience and inspection. In particular, offers on creation of the modern diagnostic and treatment center, and also other medical projects in the sphere of oncology, rehabilitation, traumatology, production medicine are studied. Besides, we intend to invest in an agro-industrial complex, to participate in introduction of modern IT systems of transport telematics and regional security, develop production and sale of various categories of demanded goods for children", - Mikhail Shamolin, the president of AFK "Sistema" commented.

 "We could offer AFK "Sistema" a number of economically attractive and socially important projects falling within the scope of mutual interests of the Samara region and Corporation and are ready to render necessary assistance in effective implementation of the drawn-up plans. I expect that entry into our region of such large investor will promote the successful solution of social and economic development problems, including financial improvement of the industrial enterprises, of such branches as mechanical engineering, light and chemical industry, and also expansion of the released goods range and sales markets. We are interested in formation and development of competitive diversified business in the field of high technologies and are ready to provide for this purpose the operating infrastructure of industrial parks and science and technology park "Zhigulyovskaya valley", the Special economic zone "Togliatti", - Nikolay Merkushin, the governor of the Samara region noted.