Meeting with delegation of Directorate General for Risk Prevention of French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development, Transport and Housing
On April 5, 2012, a meeting between a Rostechnadzor delegation headed by Deputy Chairman Boris Krasnykh and representatives of the Directorate General for Risk Prevention of the Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development, Transport and Housing of France headed by Director General Laurent Michel was held at the Rostechnadzor headquarters.
The parties discussed major issues of safety supervision at industrial facilities and challenges for the inspection bodies of Russia and France. Besides, the experts addressed the sphere of inspectors' authorities and rights, and their interaction with representatives of the supervised facilities.
The parties agreed to continue their working communication in the interests of development of international cooperation in the area of industrial supervision and, in particular, in the areas of supervision of pressurized equipment, oil processing facilities and piping transport.
The Russian and French delegations agreed to schedule industrial supervision experts' visits to specific industrial facilities in France and Russia to see how get safety arrangements are implemented in practice.
The parties noted that the outcome of the Russian-French meeting would allow to outline areas and formats of mutually beneficial cooperation.