AGT organized a press lunch on World Day for Water

24 March 2014

AGT organized a press lunch on World Day for Water

On March 22, within the framework of the World Day for Water, AGT Communications Agency organized a press lunch with Dmitry Kirillov, Head of the Department for State Policy and Regulation in Water Industry of the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources. The event, conducted at the Reka restaurant, was attended by journalists representing leading federal media.

The meeting turned out to be not only a good opportunity for journalists to get acquainted with urgent questions of the water industry, but it also marked the launch of the work of media center for the Russian Water federal target program, organized on the basis of AGT.

“It is very important for us to see the reaction of journalists to our work. This is a motive for us to introduce certain changes into the activities we have been performing today, to track topics that are of the greatest importance for the people today. Within the framework of the Russian Water federal target program we have been implementing about 800 events every year. People should be aware of this work, as long as this work is done for the people of Russia”, said Dmitry Kirillov, Head of the Department for State Policy and Regulation in Water Industry of the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources.

During the press lunch, there was also announced the beginning of work of voda.org.ru federal portal, developed to provide information to public, media and experts. The web site includes media content, expert blogs, interactive map of the country’s water resources, education materials, sections of the regional department representatives, etc.

In addition to this, there was also conducted a presentation of the Russian Water, 1st All-Russian Media Contest, which will be open for media representatives, as well as bloggers covering the topics of water industry development.