The Strategic Development Council, established at the initiative of President Vladimir Putin, is engaged, including the development of the investment climate and small businesses, reports TASS.

“The decision was made by the President on the establishment of the Strategic Development Council and priority projects, will have a dimension associated with small business, individual entrepreneurship and, in fact, with the business climate”, – said the head of the Russian government Dmitry Medvedev during the meeting on improving the investment climate.

The Prime Minister noted that this issue is one of the most difficult tasks of the government. “This work brings some results, maybe not as fast as we would like, but change is” – he explained.

“Ratings, of course, not an end, but in itself primarily, this is done in order for business owners to operate safely, comfortably to feel in conditions of the Russian economy, those regulations that apply,” – said Medvedev.

Dmitry Medvedev said that thanks to the work of the Agency for strategic initiatives made about 500 regulatory acts, which alleged to establish cooperation with the business community.