Sakhalin Oblast will take part in
the Far East Street exhibition, set to open in the capital of Primorye on 5
September. The only island region in the country will present its main
investment and social projects, the results of the 75-year-long development,
and the pilot climate programme which aims to achieve carbon neutrality.
The exposition of the Sakhalin Region will combine
several thematic zones. It will feature concepts like Ecopolis: Man,
Technology and Nature and 75th Anniversary of the Sakhalin Region:
History of Sakhalin Island Development. The region was formed as an
independent entity in 1947, in recognition of its great political and economic
importance for the country.
Visitors to the exhibition will learn how the region
has developed over the past 75 years and what results it has been able to
achieve in terms of socio-economic development. Contemporary and retro photos
will help guests to get acquainted with the past and present of the region.
New vision of the Far Eastern regional development
will be presented on the example of the South Sakhalin agglomeration. The
pavilion of the Sakhalin Region will tell about the future of the regions
capital and its suburbs.
Another initiative to be demonstrated by the region is
the Care. Protect. Respect. project. A new approach in the provision of state
and municipal services is intended to make the existing system accessible and
clear to all residents. The programme, launched on the behest of the Sakhalin Regions
Governor Valery Limarenko, will involve volunteers who will receive feedback
from Sakhalin and Kuril residents. People, not papers or statistics, will help
make the process of rendering state services more flexible. The project will
cover various spheres from health care and social protection, to education,
housing and utilities, road maintenance, etc.
The Sakhalin Region will showcase priority investment
projects, including development programs for the Kuril Islands. Thanks to
access to the investment portal (investinsakhalin.ru), visitors will be able to
download project presentations using QR codes.
Visitors will also learn about the Sakhalin Region
climate programme. The region is the first in the country to embark on an
experiment to achieve carbon neutrality by 2026. «Green» energy is becoming
especially relevant here.
The exposition will also introduce everyone to the culture of the indigenous
peoples of Sakhalin Region. There will be tastings of sweets, sirups and other local
produce. Thematic photo areas will open for visitors. There will be workshops
by representatives of indigenous minorities, quizzes, drawings, concerts.
The volume of printed materials will be significantly
reduced in order to preserve nature. Visitors to Sakhalin pavilions will be
offered to download the necessary information using QR codes.
«The island region is one of the
best places to do business in Russia. Comfortable conditions have been created
here for the fulfilment of entrepreneurial initiatives. In addition to the
territories of advanced development and the Free Port of Vladivostok regime,
this year the Kuril Islands introduced a special tax regime, which opens up new
opportunities for the implementation of investment projects. The Sakhalin Regions
attractiveness for investment is also confirmed by its high position in
Russias investment rating. According to the results of 2021, the region is in
fifth place. The areas of oil and gas services, logistics, fish processing and
tourism are promising. The priority is to improve the quality of life and
create a comfortable environment on the islands. Welcome to the exposition of
Sakhalin Region!» says Valery Limarenko, Governor of Sakhalin Region.
Far East Street will be available to guests and participants of the Eastern
Economic Forum on 58 September. It is located on the Ajax Bay embankment on
the campus of the Far Eastern Federal University. After the end of the Forum,
Vladivostok residents and visitors will enjoy free access to the exhibition
until 11 September.
It is organized by the Roscongress Foundation.
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