MOSCOW, January 25 (RAPSI) – A proposal to extend support measures for entrepreneurs will be submitted to the Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin in a report of the city’s business ombudsman Tatiana Mineyeva.

The report includes about 100 initiatives waiting for the opinion of public organizations. The ombudsman is going to meet with them and discuss the proposals; and then the report including all backed requests will be forwarded to the Mayor, Mineyeva told journalists on Monday.

According to Mineyeva, entrepreneurs ask to extend support measures adopted in 2020.

She also reported tha the number of applications filed by businessmen in 2020 increased threefold as compared to 2019. This increase is surely related with the coronavirus outbreak. The complaints contain questions about protection and saving of business after the pandemic, the Moscow business ombudsman stated.

Last year, Mineyeva received 5,294 complaints, including 103 applications touching criminal matters, 39 are related the pandemic support measures and 400 other written complaints, as well as 1,651 oral applications.