Acting Governor of Khabarovsk Krai Mikhail Degtyarev proposed to return travel in business class for members of the regional government, which was abolished under the former government. This follows from published on Friday on the official Internet portal of normative legal acts of the Khabarovsk territory of the project of the decision of the Governor.

"the Cost of travel on the territory of the Russian Federation to the place of secondment and back to the permanent place of their activities shall be reimbursed to the members of the government of Khabarovsk Krai on the actual expenses confirmed by travel documents, but not exceeding the cost of air travel fare business class", – stated in the text.

According to the document, officials also offered to reimburse the cost of travel by sea and river transport at the rates established by the carrier, but not higher fares in the quarters "luxury" with complex service of passengers by railway transportation in a Deluxe carriage, related to the transportation class, with the coupe category, "SV", or in the carriage category "C" with seats that match the requirements of cars of business class.

"Payment of these services is carried out upon submission of the documents confirming these expenses, at the expense of the regional budget," the document reads.


Question to inhabitants of the region

Earlier Friday, Degtyarev reported in Instagram that regional officials little fly to Moscow, which affects the possibilities of participation of region in state programs.

"In this context, the question of efficiency is not idle. I want to ask you, dear people of the region, many billions of rubles to attract the Minister or the Chairman that we compensate him for travel in business class?" – said Degtyarev, urging people to leave comments under his post.

The former head of region Sergey Furgal has reduced spending on the maintenance of the government, including the reported banning officials to fly business class.

The President of the Russian Federation on 20 July signed a decree on the resignation Furgala in connection with loss of trust. Temporarily fulfilling duties of the head of the region appointed Degtyarev, who headed the state Duma Committee on physical culture, sport, tourism and youth Affairs.