Nikolaev: The creation of new transport corridors with China is beneficial for Yakutia

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President of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) Aisen Nikolaev. archive photo

Nikolaev: The creation of new transport corridors with China will be beneficial for Yakutia

YAKUTSK, April 1 – RIA Novosti. President Aisen Nikolaev said that the creation of new transport corridors with China will be beneficial for Yakutia and will provide a strong incentive for the development of the coal industry and iron ore mining. “Yakutia 24”.

Earlier, it was reported that cooperation between Yakutia and China was discussed during the meeting with the president of the republic, Aisen Nikolaev, with Zhang Hanhui, the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the PRC to Russia. Among the promising areas, the head of the region called the cooperation project on the construction of the transport and logistics complex “Dzhalinda – Mohe (PRC)”.

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Bilateral relations between Yakutia and China have been developing successfully for a long time. Since 2004, a representative office of the region has been operating in Beijing, interregional ties between the republic and some provinces of the PRC are strengthened, 19 municipalities of Yakutia have established twinning ties with 24 municipalities of China in Heilongjiang provinces. and Jilin.

Nikolaev noted that according to the results of 2022, foreign trade turnover with China increased by an estimated 80 percent compared to 2021. According to him, Yakutia and China see the creation of transport corridors as a promising area for cooperation. The issue of realizing opportunities along new transport corridors is currently being worked out with the Chinese side.

“For various objective and subjective reasons, he has not yet acted, and now, thanks to the support of Yuri Trutnev, the plenipotentiary representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Far Eastern Federal District, the Amur Region and our efforts. Of course, this project will be beneficial for Yakutia.Today the lack of railway capacity does not allow the implementation of projects in the coal industry and iron ore extraction.I am sure that the emergence of this road will provide a strong incentive for the implementation of plans that will lead to an improvement in the quality of life of the inhabitants of Yakutia ” – said. head of the region.

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