Source Pravda.Ru

Lawmakers and government discuss distribution of shares in RAO UES

Representatives of State Duma factions and government officials will holdconsultations to determine the state share in RAO UES of Russia soon,Federation Council First Deputy Speaker Valery Goreglyad told reportersafter a meeting of the trilateral conciliatory commission, consisting ofmembers of the Federation Council, the State Duma and the government,devoted to the preparation of common versions of the bills on reforms inthe electrical power industry. Goreglyad pointed out that members of theupper house had supported the government's proposal on the restructuring ofRAO UES, envisaging proportional distribution of shares. Thus, members ofthe Federation Council insist that the state share in RAO UES should be atleast 51%. According to Goreglyad, this position of the upper house isdifferent from that of the State Duma, whose deputies insist onnon-proportional distribution of shares..

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