On December 11, 2003, Prof. Azat Vartanian, President of IIA-Canada, Mr. Vasily Saikov, the Mayor of Slyudyanka, as well as a group of businessmen representing ZAO "Life Water of Baikal" met with
Hon. Dr. Irina I. Dumova, the Deputy Governor of Irkutsk Region
During this meeting, the project of implementing a modern water bottling plant on the Lake Baikal was discussed.
Dr. Dumova confirmed that this project was welcomed and supported by Regional and Local Governments.