Ministry of Construction Industry, Housing and Utilities Sector
|Министерство строительства и жилищно-коммунального хозяйства Российской Федерации|
|Formed||1 November 2013|
|Jurisdiction||Government of Russia|
The ministry is based on the federal construction agency Rosstroi, absorbs the functions of all the agencies overseeing the country’s construction and utilities sectors according to the presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov.
In his announcement on the decision to create the ministry in Novo Ogaryovo residence, President of Russia Vladimir Putin offered the post to the governor of Ivanovo Oblast, Mikhail Men and said that "construction is to a certain degree the economy driver. And with regard to housing, needless to say - we are already sick and tired of problems in this sphere”.
- Mikhail Alexandrovich Men (from November 1, 2013)
- "New Ministry to Oversee Russia's Troubled Utilities Sector". RIA Novosti. Retrieved 2 November 2013.
- "Михаил Мень возглавил Минстрой". Interfax. Retrieved 1 November 2013.
- "Putin orders to set up Ministry of Construction Industry, Housing and Utilities Sector". Itar Tass. Retrieved 1 November 2013.