Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated the State Duma deputies on the beginning of the autumn session, said the speaker of the lower house Vyacheslav Volodin at the beginning of the plenary session on Wednesday.
He noted that the day before he had a conversation with the head of state. Volodin conveyed to the deputies from Putin words of greetings and congratulations, as well as wishes of success in their work, TASS reports.
The State Duma held the first plenary meeting of the fall session on Tuesday. On the same day, the speaker's traditional dinner with leaders of all parliamentary factions took place.