Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Grigorenkoal to conduct a working trip to the island of Iturup with a check on behalf of Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin that this part of the region needs infrastructure development, reports Interfax…
“Tourism is specific here, but this is its peculiarity. There are a lot of bright places here. Development of tourism requires a little logistics, infrastructure, PR, because in some places it is unknown to the general public, ”Grigorenko emphasized.
The Deputy Prime Minister explained that he had already discussed the development of the Kuril Islands as a tourist destination with the local authorities.
Earlier, Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said that she protested over the visit of Russian Deputy Prime Ministers Dmitry Grigorenko and Marat Khusnullin to Iturup Island.
The working trip of Khusnullin and Grigorenko to the Far East became known on October 12. The press service of the Cabinet of Ministers clarified that the Deputy Prime Ministers intend to check the execution of the orders of Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin. Among other facilities, they were going to visit the Yasny fish processing complex on Iturup Island.