Head of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Egor Borisov and the new president of ALROSA Andrei Zharkov held a joint meeting on socio-economic development of the region. During the opening ceremony, Egor Borisov said that the company is implementing its social and economic development work as planned. The parties reached an understanding on reforming housing and communal services, support for the diamond cutting and polishing industry, and construction of the laboratory building of the M.K. Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University branch in Mirny. Andrey Zharkov and members of the ALROSA delegation expressed their willingness to consider increasing voluntary contributions to the state budget of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) for the construction of education, healthcare, cultural and sports institutions. The participants highly appreciated the results of cooperation on environmental and industrial safety within the area of industrial facilities of ALROSA diamond company in Yakutia.