Donetsk, Dec 1 — DAN. Russian President Vladimir Putin said that life expectancy in the country is projected to reach nearly three quarters of a century as of yearend.

“We have been able to achieve good results by enabling the Government, the Ministry of Health, regional governments and every medical worker to work in a coordinated and responsible manner, ” Putin said in a video address to participants in the 2nd National Healthcare Congress. “It goes without saying that increasing life expectancy in Russia to a record-high of about 74 years is our single most important achievement.”

The Congress which brought together more than 1,000 people from all the 89 Russian regions is taking place on the platform of the “Russia” exhibition-forum. Launched on the premises of the VDNKh exhibition center in Moscow on November 4, 2023, it will  run until April 12, 2024.

It displays the best achievements of all Russian regions including the new territories, state-of-the-art technology and scientific discoveries.*jk