December 19, 2008
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed the decree “About the Council at the Office of the Russian Federation President for the Affairs of the Disabled”, where Head of the President Office Sergei Naryshkin was nominated to the post of the Council Chair, the Kremlin press service reported.
“In order to implement the government policy in the area of social protection of the disabled, I hereby resolve to establish the Council at the President Office of the Russian Federation for the Affairs of the Disabled”, the decree, in particular, states.
One of the Council’s main objectives is to develop suggestions to form and carry out the government policy with regard to disabled people, to determine ways, modes and stages of implementing it.
The decree comes into effect since the day it is signed.