I.Metshin: “The diversity of the volunteerism indicates the inner strength and open heart of each volunteer”
The mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin congratulated the citizens
on the International volunteer day.
“Dear citizens of Kazan! Dear volunteers!
With all my heart I congratulate you on the International
The volunteering is of great importance for our country.
Volunteers were the first to respond the call in the wartime, readily met
challenges of the time, helping to build large industrial enterprises, came to
the rescue to people who needed support in difficult moments. This diversity of
the volunteerism indicates the inner strength and open heart of each volunteer.
Volunteerism has played a new role in recent years. Hosting
the major international sports events has become an important stage of its
development in Russia. Thanks to your assistance, Kazan hosted the Universiade
2013, FINA Championships 2015, and the 2017 Confederations Cup matches at a
high level. In 2017, in accordance with the resolution of the UN General
Assembly, the decree of the President of the Russian Federation established
December 5 as a volunteer day. Thus, to the World Cup 2018, the volunteering in
Russia worthily marked its professional holiday.
Today, development of a charity culture of is one of the
priorities in Kazan, and your intense activity in various fields -social, cultural,
environmental, patriotic spheres- fully contributes to this development. You
generously share the warmth of your hearts and put out energies into the
socially significant projects absolutely selflessly. A large project “Good
Kazan” has been successfully held in the capital of Tatarstan for several years
with your support.
I sincerely wish you further success in your noble work! May
your support to society return favor to your life. Wishing you new horizons and
achievements!” - the congratulation said.