Ufa mayor Ratmir Mavliev was elected vice-president of the Union of Russian Cities. This decision was made at a general meeting in Yekaterinburg on November 16, the press service of the Ufa mayor’s office reported.
The organization’s events are currently in the VII All-Russian Forum of Strategic Development “Cities of Russia: New Frontiers” framework.
The Union has existed for almost 33 years and represents the interests of 91 Russian cities. Ufa was among the initiators of its creation and joined the Union on March 13, 1991.
During its existence, the Union has become a center of competence for the modernization and development of Russian cities and the municipal movement in the country. It has confidently strengthened itself as a self-developing, system-forming association, keeping up with the times.
The Union has formed a unique expert council, the first in Russia to organize its work in the format of project offices. Today, it includes 12 of them: “Progressive Housing and Communal Services,” “International Relations,” “Municipal Control,” “Municipal Budget,” “Water and Urban Ecology,” and others.
Author: Galina Bakhshieva