The start of the competition will be announced on March 17 at 17:00 in TASS

The start of the competition will be announced on March 17 at 17:00 in TASS

On March 17, at 17:00 Moscow time, TASS leading information agency will host an online press conference dedicated to the start of the Open international competition for master plan development for Astrakhan agglomeration.

The press conference will be attended by:

  • Igor Babushkin, Governor of the Astrakhan Region;
  • Nikita Stasishin, Deputy Minister of Construction, Housing and Communal Services of the Russian Federation;
  • Evgenia Murinets, member of the Expert Council of the Ministry of Construction of Russia on the formation of a comfortable urban environment, director of the Urban Policy Institute, adviser to the governor of the Astrakhan region;
  • Sergei Georgievskii, General Director of the Agency for Strategic Development "CENTER".

During the event, speakers will talk about the importance of the integrated development of territories for the country as a whole, the tourism, logistics, trade, and industrial potential of the Astrakhan region, the importance of agglomeration development and the development of a master plan for the Astrakhan agglomeration, as well as the results of a comprehensive analytical study, which will form the basis of the Terms of Reference international competition, goals, format, stages and procedure for submitting a competitive application.

The live broadcast will be available on the TASS website on the announcement page and on the CENTER Agency's YouTube channel.