The meeting of the Supervisory Board of the Directorate of Sports and Social Projects was held in Kazan
Photo by the Tatarstan Government Portal
November 13). Today Rustam Minnikhanov, the President of the RT, took part in
the 55th meeting of the Supervisory Board of the ANO “Directorate of Sports and
Social Projects”. Vitaly Mutko, the deputy prime minister of the RF, held a
meeting as a videoconference.
Fazleeva, an assistant to the President of the RT, Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of
Kazan, Shamil Gafarov, the deputy prime minister of the RT and the head of the
Cabinet of Ministers of the RT, Vladimir Leonov, the minister of Youth Affairs
and Sports of the RT, Azat Kadyrov, the general director of the ANO
“Directorate of Sports and Social Projects”, and others also took part in the
opening speech, Vitaly Mutko noted that in 2017, Tatarstan hosted a number of
major events. These include the Confederations Cup, the Red Bull Air Race, the
international conference of ministers and senior officials responsible for
physical education and sport (MINEPS VI), and others. In addition, the games of
the World Cup-2018, the World Championship of Professional Skills “WorldSkills
Competition-2019”, and the World Swimming Championships in short water in 2022
will be held in the republic in the coming years.
appreciate the activities of the Directorate and the Republic of Tatarstan
regarding the organization and holding of major sporting events, as well as the
development of sports in general”, said Vitaly Mutko. “Kazan has become a
recognized sports center. You are entrusted with carrying out the most serious
events, and they come to you willingly”.
Minnikhanov expressed his gratitude to Vitaly Mutko and the Russian Ministry of
Sport for the support rendered to the republic during the implementation of
sporting event of the next year is the World Cup. The experience and
opportunities of the Directorate will allow holding this event at the highest
level”, said the President of the RT. “The work on preparing for the
championship WorldSkills is going on as usual. The Directorate bears the main
load in it as well”.
Minnikhanov added that earlier representatives of Tatarstan had studied the experience
of holding the WorldSkills in Abu Dhabi.
participants of the meeting discussed the results of the Directorate of Sports
and Social Projects activities in 2017 and set tasks for the near future,
reports the press service of the President of the RT.