The President of Russia Vladimir Putin congratulated workers and veterans of the mining and metallurgical complex (MMC) with their professional holiday and outlined the main directions in which to develop industry. The text is from Sunday, July 16, on the website of the Kremlin.
“Today you are facing serious and important tasks, chief among them — attraction of additional investments in modernization of production, expanding the range of products with high added value, creating new, modern jobs”, — stated in the message of the head of state.
According to Putin, the work of all units of the metallurgical complex is crucial for the development of the economy, industry and social sphere, as well as strengthening national defense. “It is gratifying that the current generation of workers mining companies carefully and creatively applies to the experience and traditions of their predecessors,” — said in greeting the President.
Metallurgist’s day is celebrated annually in Russia on the third Sunday of July.