Donetsk, Jun 9 — DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic Acting Head Denis Pushilin has signed a decree establishing an investment committee.

The Committee is a permanent coordinating, deliberative and consulting body with the mission to create favorable investment climate in the region, protect investors’ rights and interests and promote interaction between the government and local authorities in this field, according to the decree.

The Committee is led by Denis Pushilin. DPR Prime Minister Yevgeny Solntsev has been appointed his deputy. Donbass Development Corporation Acting Chairman of the Board Vyasheslav Tarasov is Secretary of the Committee. It includes another 30 members: representatives of the Office of the DPR leader and state-owned companies, government officials, local authorities and activists.

The document, signed on June 5 has come into force on Friday.*jk