Khusnullin told Putin about plans to launch the first tram line in Mariupol by summer
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin promised Russian President Vladimir Putin that the first tram line would be launched in Mariupol by the summer of this year. A video of the head of state driving in Mariupol, accompanied by Mr. Khusnullin, was published by the TV channel "Star".
“Vladimir Vladimirovich, if everything works out, we want to launch the first tram route by summer. We are already repairing the first route of the tram line. There are trams, I hope that work will start by the summer,” the Deputy Prime Minister said.
Mr. Khusnullin added that there was a fairly large tram network in Mariupol - a total length of several tens of kilometers.
In addition, the Deputy Prime Minister reported to the head of state on the launch of public transport in Mariupol. According to Mr. Khusnullin, 110 buses operate in the city.
Earlier today, March 19, the Kremlin informed about Vladimir Putin's trip to Mariupol. He arrived in the city by helicopter, traveled around several areas while driving a car and talked to local residents. This is the first trip of the head of state to the Donbass. The Kremlin later reported that Mr. Putin also held a meeting at the command post of the special military operation in Rostov-on-Don.
On March 11, the Deputy Prime Minister stated that the company "Single Customer in the Construction Industry" intends put into operation at least 30 houses and restore more than 1.7 thousand objects in Mariupol in 2023. In November 2022 he informedthat a three-year plan to rebuild the city can be completed in two years.