Safonov is dismissed from the post of the Head of Rostourism
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev dismissed the Head of Rostourism, Oleg Safonov. The corresponding message is published on the website of the Government of the Russian Federation.
As it became known, during the meeting with the deputy Prime ministers the Chairman of the Government encharged the Government Office with a task to prepare proposals on personnel strengthening work.
“All this needs to be done to develop the tourism industry, to pay attention to this segment and correctly organize priorities. We decided in this context that the Ministry of Economic Development will more concentrated on these issues, so the management body itself was transferred there. It is necessary to increase the efficiency of work. I would ask the Government Office to prepare proposals for staffing this department,” Dmitry Medvedev said at the meeting.
According to observers, there is a possibility that after such a decision of Dmitry Medvedev could be followed the complete abolition of Rostourism itself.