Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev reprimanded the head of the Ministry Alexander Tkachev for being late to a Cabinet meeting. It is reported RIA Novosti on Thursday, March 30.
The Prime Minister noted that the previous day the Minister of agriculture visited the Arctic forum in Arkhangelsk, however, “this does not mean that at the meeting of government need to be late.”
“I came back yesterday very late, I was on the spot, as were waiting for you. Alarm put itself in a different place”, — Medvedev said Tkachev.
Medvedev also gave “great Arctic hi” to all the members of the government who do not take part in the forum in Arkhangelsk.
The day before, March 29, the Prime Minister, together with President Vladimir Putin visited the archipelago Franz-Joseph and inspected the progress of works on cleaning of the Arctic zone from pollution. The head of state held a meeting on Arctic development, which instructed the defense Ministry and the FSB to protect the national interests of Russia in this area.