The authorities may postpone the date of holding the Russian investment forum in Sochi due to coronavirus

Moscow, 31 Jan – “News.Economy.” Authorities are discussing the issue of moving the Russian investment forum in Sochi, scheduled for 12-14 February in connection with the spread of the coronavirus.

“Yes, indeed, such debates take place. But traditionally, according to established practice, this is the format of Prime Minister. So I recommend you to go there for a final decision”, – said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.

the organizers of the forum said to “Interfax” that do not yet have official information about the postponement of the event.

“on Monday the government will be meeting with members of the organizing Committee, “Recongress”, Golikova headquarters (the operational headquarters for the prevention of introduction and spread of coronavirus, headed by Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova – approx. ed.), which will discuss the holding or transfer of forum,” said a government source. It Monday will take a final decision.

“On this site are not only discussed urgent issues of socio-economic development of Russia, but also achieved important agreements are mutually beneficial contracts.

And representatives of government, business, and leading experts together to find the solution of the problems which the country faces today. And everyone has the opportunity to share their vision of the current situation, their recipes, to make specific proposals”, – said ex-Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Text: News.Economy