Cosmodrome, rescue center and gold mine will be shown to tourists in the Far East
Source: Tatiana Masterova/ASI press service
Industrial enterprises of the Far East have joined together to form Russia's first interregional industrial route, "The Working Day begins here." The corresponding agreement between the Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI), the Amur and Sakhalin regions, the Trans-Baikal and Khabarovsk Territories was signed at the site of the international forum-exhibition "Russia".
"The "Working Day begins Here" route will include at least 15 facilities – from the cosmodrome, aircraft factories and modern airports to innovative processing plants, mining companies and small enterprises in the Far East," the message on the ASI website says.
The author of the idea was the Sakhalin Region team. Enterprises are open to tourists in the region – world leaders in the extractive industry, energy, aviation-related facilities, the 112 Rescue Center, and agricultural complexes.
"First of all, the new project for us is career-oriented. New jobs are being actively created in the Far East, and our common goal is to provide them with qualified specialists," said Artem Lazarev, Minister of Tourism of the Sakhalin Region, quoted by ASI.
In the Amur Region, a gold mine, the Vostochny cosmodrome, the Amur Gas Chemical Complex (SIBUR), shipbuilding enterprises, and the largest locomotive depot have been opened for industrial travelers.
In the Trans–Baikal Territory, tourists will be able to visit pilot enterprises, one of them is the Bystrinsky Mining and Processing Plant. This year, the region plans to include new production facilities in the program.
In the Khabarovsk Territory, the route "Here the working day begins" includes visits to enterprises and attractions related to flights and aviation.
"In Komsomolsk-on-Amur, the industrial capital of the region, you can feel the full power and strength of airplanes soaring into the sky and feel proud that such "winged" machines are being created in our country," Maria Avilova, the first deputy chairman of the government of the region, is quoted in the message.
According to Dmitry Korolev, Deputy director of the Department of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia, combining the industrial capabilities of several regions will contribute to the development of industrial tourism, will allow showing the Far East as a territory for the implementation of global and progressive projects, ASI notes.
The project "The working day begins here" is being created following the results of the program of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives "Open Industry", implemented with the support of the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
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