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The first board meeting at GLONASS Joint Company

The first GLONASS Joint Company board meeting took place July 27, chaired by Maksim Sokolov, the Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation.

The board has established the main trends and development strategy of GLONASS JC and ERA-GLONASS through to 2020. The board has also established the resolutions for the functioning of GLONASS JC, organization structure and securities emission. The Committee for budget and audit, the Committee for strategy and investment and the Committee for human resources have been created, along with appointed related Chairmen of the Committees.

GLONASS JC with a 100% public assistance will be acting as public emergency response system operator ERA-GLONASS starting January 1, 2016 in accordance with the Federal Law No 395 of July 13, 2015. JC priorities will mainly include the development of ERA-GLONASS system, exploitation and development of technological infrastructure in favor of public and other information systems, creation of the new civil purpose technologies using the system, expansion of the quality and quantity of rendered services, implementation of navigational and informational technologies and systems into different spheres of life and economy.

Among the board members of the GLONASS JC there are Dmitry Alkhazov, Deputy Minister of Telecom and Mass Communications, Vladimir Artyakov, the First Deputy CEO of Rostec Corporation, Bo Anderssen,  President of AvtoVAZ, Alexander Gurko, President of GLONASS Union, Aleksey Zaikin, Assistant Deputy of The Russian Government Chairman Dmitry Rogozin, Andrey Ivanov, Deputy Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation, Viktor Kiryanov, Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, Igor komarov, head of the Federal Space Agency, Aleksandr Morozov, Director of Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Department, Andrey Nedosekov, the CEO of the GLONASS JC, Vladimir Simonenko, Head of Presidential Expert Directorate, Maksim Sokolov, the Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Stepanov, Deputy head of EMERCOM, Andrey Tyulin, CEO of Russian Space Systems JSC, Oleg Khorokhordin, Deputy Head of the Secretariat of Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Arkady Dvorkovich.