Putin: infrastructure projects of North Caucasus should be completed by 2021

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed hope that authorities in the country’s southern territory of North Caucasus would complete main infrastructure projects to attract tourists by 2021. 

"We all know that [improving] infrastructure is the main problem and objective in the program of developing North Caucasus as a winter resort," Putin said at a government meeting in Moscow that focused on this year’s national social and economic highlights. 

"I hope that by 2021 main projects will be implemented and our citizens will have more holiday-making opportunities," Sputnik cited the president as saying.

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