The tendency for the world economy to slow persists, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in a report on the government's performance in the State Duma."The first few months of this year are showing that the tendency for the world economy to slow persists. There are serious risks here," Medvedev said. He said the government had foreseen a slowdown in the pace of development in connection with the situation in the global markets, the Voice of Russia reported."The government's job is to carry out balanced measures to achieve an acceptable dynamic for the main indicators," he said. Medvedev said that he discussed measures to stimulate economic development at a meeting with the president on Monday."We agreed to have a meeting at a presidential forum with experts and possibly State Duma deputies involved. Essentially we're talking about the fulfillment of the famous presidential decrees and main areas of the government's activity," he said.Medvedev said the government had its own vision about what has to be done in these conditions. "But these measures have to be discussed in detail with experts, with the deputies. I repeat: we have common goals and common responsibility," he said.