The head of Yakutia, Aisen Nikolaev, took part in a plenary meeting of the Council of Governors of Russia and Japan, the press service of the head and government of the republic reported.
The Arctic Vector: Development Strategy Research-To-Practice Conference will take place on May 22 in Yakutsk, the press service of the Ministry for Arctic Development and Northern Peoples Affairs of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic reports.
North-Eastern Federal University opened a representative office in China on the basis of Harbin Institute of Technology. The official opening ceremony of the NEFU representative office was held on July 8 in Harbin, the press service of the university reports.
The head of Yakutia, Aisen Nikolaev, proposed to relax visa regime requirements between Russia and Japan during a meeting of the Council of Governors of the two countries, held in Moscow.
On May 13, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree according to which Abyisky, Verkhnekolymsky, Verkhoyansky, Zhigansky, Momsky, Oleneksky, Srednekolymsky and Eveno-Bytantaysky uluses became part of the Arctic zone.