Government and Parliament of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea finalizing long-term development of the peninsula, which provides about 83 major projects in various sectors, the chairman of the Supreme Soviet of Crimea Vladimir Konstantinov on the Black Sea Economic Forum, which began its work in Yalta on Friday. According to him, in particular, projects related industries of shipbuilding, chemical production, rehabilitation of irrigation, increased productivity of the agricultural sector, as well as to address urgent environmental problems of Crimea - the processing of municipal solid waste.
"A special place is the most promising for the Crimea resort and tourism industry. We assume that the realization of our plans will allow the next decade to bring the republic's economy approximately $ 13 billion "- he said.
Konstantinov also noted that the ARC continues to maintain its long-term recreational opportunities. In particular, the Authority operate 650 health centers, more than 300 travel agencies. "We set ourselves the goal to expand the capacity of the Crimea as a health resort medical rehabilitation, prevention of disease. We have to do is unique curative mud, 18 original mineral springs are listed in the register of UNESCO, as well as comfortable climatic conditions ", - said the speaker.
According to him, in the Crimea calls for his development of the eastern and western Crimea - is situated about 300 km coastline virgin. The Supreme Soviet of Crimea and the government seek to develop the Crimea, as a nation-wide international tourist center.
In turn, Vice-Premier of Ukraine Viktor Tikhonov noted that Ukraine and Crimea in particular have the potential to become a leader in the Black Sea. ARC has a unique economic, geopolitical and human possibilities in the future it may be the key in the relationship between Europe, the Middle East and Asia, he added.
"Assessing the future development of Black Sea region as a whole, comparing them with opportunities in Ukraine and Crimea, let me say that this region has for us is strategically important. Ukraine here has the potential to become a leader ", - said Vladimir Tikhonov.
"I note that the Crimea, in the most efficient use of its natural, cultural, historical, industrial and human capacities, can be a wonderful example for the implementation of the new economic policy of Ukraine and the center of attraction of investments", - said Deputy Prime Minister.