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VTB Capital discusses implementation of infrastructure projects at the Russian Railways forum

17 October 2014
Oleg Pankratov, Head of Infrastructure Capital and Project Finance at VTB Capital, spoke at the International Forum "Construction, innovation and partnership. Open Dialogue," held on October 16-17, 2014, in Sochi.

Participants of the plenary session discussed innovative technologies in the infrastructure industry, which can be used for implementing construction projects by companies in the railway sector. In his speech during the session, Oleg Pankratov noted that public-private partnership is becoming a priority in the implementation of such projects. In particular, this model allows the state to attract investment for the creation and modernization of infrastructure, while investors have the opportunity to participate in profitable projects.

The Forum’s main topic for discussion was the implementation of major transport infrastructure projects, such as the transport complex of XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, and subsequently using this experience for future infrastructure projects of federal importance aimed at modernization of the Baikal-Amur and the Trans-Siberian Railways.

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