I.Metshin: “Despite tangible results, people expect changes, and we have to keep up with their expectations”
conference of the party was held at the Saidash Cultural Center was chaired by Ilsur
Metshin, the Mayor of the city and secretary of the Kazan branch of United
Russia. It summed up the results of the work for five years.
“Kazan steadily holds a position of a well-maintained
and comfortable city”
Speaking to the audience, Ilsur Metshin noted that the main achievements in
recent years are minimum wage increase and the subsistence level, the
implementation of large-scale programs to support families with children, the
promotion of youth employment, the development of a medical rehabilitation
“Kazan party members are people who have implemented such large-scale
projects and programs as the Five-Year Health Plan, Green Record, My Kazan with
its 12 priorities, as well as many others, thanks to which our capital has
become one of the best cities in the country, a leader in a variety of areas”, -
According to the Mayor of Kazan, over the past five years, FIFA World Cup
and FINA Aquatics Championships, the WorldSkills championships and other major
international events have been held in the city at the highest level. In 2018,
Kazan entered the top five cleanest cities in the world, and in 2019, it took
first place in Russia in terms of road infrastructure.
“Thanks to the initiatives and support of Tatarstan President Rustam
Minnikhanov and joint work with the government of the republic, Kazan steadily
occupies the position of a well-maintained and comfortable city, unprecedented
programs are being adopted for this”, - I.Metshin emphasized.
“Rapid development is the result of investments
attracted to the municipal economy”
I.Metshin emphasized that Kazan has made a breakthrough in the construction
of social facilities. Over the past five years, 4,400,000 sq.m. of housing, 33
kindergartens, 13 schools, 134 sports venues have been built, more than 1,500
house territories have been repaired.
“There are large-scale works on the repair and construction of roads,
renovation of health and cultural institutions. A huge amount of work is also
carried out under the republican programs and national projects. They are
backed by individuals, families whose lives are changing for the better”, - the
“The epidemic has shown the importance of development
of medicine and healthcare”
Ilsur Metshin focused on supporting a healthy lifestyle. A wide and
accessible network of sports centers, playgrounds for team games and individual
classes has been created in Kazan. In addition, Kazan has a good experience of
hosting major international competitions. Next summer the city will host the
Volleyball Men’s World Championship and is preparing to host the Special
Olympics World Winter Games in 2023.
“Despite the tangible results, there is still a lot to be done, people
expect changes, and we must keep up with their expectations. The fulfillment of
the goals set in the Antivirus Strategy such as “Healthy Society”, “Green City”,
“Wage increase” and “World-class Education”, is a matter of honor for the city
authorities and party members of Kazan”, - the Mayor said. The Mayor stressed
that the coronavirus epidemic showed the importance of development of medicine
During the conference, Ilsur Metshin was re-elected for the next 5 years as
the secretary of the Kazan branch of the United Russia party.