The IMF predicted the transformation Friday in the day

Sergey Shvetsov

Active globalization processes can lead to the fact that Friday after 15 years will be a rest day. This opinion was expressed, speaking at the St. Petersburg international economic forum, first Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank Sergey Shvetsov. His words on Friday, June 2, brings video News Service.

“The aspect that is very important, it is, indeed, improving productivity, introduction of robots. I’m sure what’s on the horizon 15 years we will seriously discuss the issue, that Friday should be a day off. Because we are developing a medicine, develops the productivity of labor, and the question arises, what will be occupied all these people,” — said Shvetsov. According to him, the third day off will lead to the emergence of new sectors related to personal time.

In March 2017, first Deputy head of the Duma faction “United Russia” Andrei Isayev said that the state Duma plans to preserve the existing calendar of festive days, despite the fact that MPs are regularly asked to establish a new significant date or transfer existing. As an example, he cited two sentences of the LDPR faction to postpone the Day of defender of the Fatherland. Deputy Ivan Sukharev recommended to move the holiday for the summer, and the leader of the liberal Democrats Vladimir Zhirinovsky — at the beginning of April (this was linked to the anniversary of the battle of Kulikovo).