Russia’s Sport Minister Vitaly Mutko expressed satisfaction with the progress of Kazan’s preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Kazan. “We are happy with the progress made. We have no issues with the republic,” he said at the meeting of the Kazan 2019 Republican Organising Committee that took place at the Tatarstan Cabinet of Ministers on November 5, 2015. The event was also attended by President of Tatarstan, Rustam Minnikhanov.
The presentation of the Russian National GTO Health and Fitness Programme’s 3rd and 4th level gold pins took place at MIA Rossiya Segodnya’s International Multimedia Press Centre on Tuesday, October 27. During the ceremony, Russia’s Minister of Sport Vitaly Mutko handed the pins to 18 schoolchildren – participants of the GTO United Ten-Day Festival.
The orientation workshop attended by representatives of volunteer centres of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Local Organising Committee and representatives of host cities was held on October 15-16 in Saransk. Representatives of the Executive Directorate for Sports Projects acted as seminar experts and presented the experience gained in implementation of volunteer programmes for international sports events.