Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev approved the program to assist the voluntary resettlement of compatriots living abroad to the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). The corresponding order was placed on Wednesday on the website of the Cabinet of Ministers.
"To agree on the draft subprogram "Assistance to voluntary resettlement of compatriots living abroad to the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)" within the framework of the state program of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) "Employment promotion of the population of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) for 2012-2019," reads the document.
It is assumed that the implementation of the program providing for the "resettlement of compatriots who are highly qualified specialists and skilled workers in the professions and specialties in demand at the regional labor market" will attract 100 people from abroad to Yakutia by the end of 2019.
The state program on rendering assistance to voluntary resettlement of compatriots living abroad to the Russian Federation was approved in 2006. Initially, its validity was limited to 2012, but since 2013 it is not limited in time. The state program is a set of measures aimed at socio-economic and demographic development of the regions. The subprogram is financed by subsidies from the federal budget to the budget of the constituent entity of the Federation, as well as from regional budgets, TASS reports.