R. Minnikhanov held a meeting of the republican organizing committee “Russia-2018”
September 12). Rustam Minnikhanov, the President of the Republic of Tatarstan,
held a meeting of the republican organizing committee “Russia-2018” for
preparing and holding the World Cup.
Pesoshin, the prime minister of the RT, Dmitry Godunov, the operational
director of the Organizing Committee “Russia-2018”, Asgat Safarov, the head of
the Presidential Administration of the RT, Shamil Gafarov, the deputy prime
minister of the RT and the head of the Cabinet of Ministers Administration of
the RT, heads of republican ministries and departments of the RT took part in
Minnikhanov noted that this summer, Kazan first hosted the Confederations Cup
along with Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Sochi. "It was a unique opportunity
to see big world football. In general, we received positive feedback from both
FIFA and participating countries by the results of the Cup, as well as from
fans that came to our city from different countries”, he said.
to the President, a large-scale and coordinated work was carried out during the
preparation of events and in the days of the matches. All responsible services
fulfilled their tasks at the highest level, marked Rustam Minnikhanov. However,
Tatarstan will have to host a tournament of a completely different level in
2018. “We should stay alert. We should note the weaknesses that were present in
our work and eliminate them”, Rustam Minnikhanov addressed the meeting
Godunov, the operational director of the ANO “Organizational Committee
“Russia-2018”, Vladimir Leonov, the minister of Youth Affairs and Sports of the
RT, and Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan, spoke further, reports the press
service of the President of the RT.