Ildar Khalikov meets with President of International Weightlifting Federation
26 June 2014, Thursday
On June 26, Tatarstan Prime Minister Ildar Khalikov met with President of International Weightlifting Federation Tamás Aján at Tatarstan Government House.
Tamás Aján arrived in Kazan to take part in the congress of International Weightlifting Federation, being held in the capital of the republic. The congress, which brought together 200 delegates, is dedicated to the World Junior Weightlifting Championship, being held in Kazan these days.
During the meeting, Tamás Aján thanked Tatarstan leadership for developing the weightlifting in Russian and worldwide, as well as for holding the World Championship among juniors up to 20 years old at the highest level.
Ildar Khalikov and Tamás Aján discussed prospects of holding new large international weightlifting competitions in Kazan. Tamás Aján said that the International Weightlifting Federation is willing to consider Kazan as a candidate to host the World Championship among men and women in 2017-2018. Ildar Khalikov, in his turn, pointed out that after the Universiade Kazan is able to host competitions of the highest level.
Tatarstan Minister of Youth Affairs and Sport Rafis Burganov, President of the Russian Weightlifting Federation Sergey Syrtsov and Senior Coach of junior weightlifting Russian team Nikolay Kolesnikov took part in the meeting.
On June 15, Tatarstan Prime Minister Aleksey Pesoshin had a meeting with quests and participants of the FISU Volunteer Leaders Academy 2018, an international educational forum, which is held on June 14-22 in Kazan.
On June 6, at the Cabinet of Ministers of the republic, Tatarstan Deputy Prime Minister Leila Fazleeva had a meeting with organizers and excellent participants of the international educational Total dictation campaign among Tatarstan citizens, where they were awarded letters of gratitude of the Ministry of Youth of the republic and the Regional Ministry of Education and Science.
On June 6, speaking at a plenary session “Digital Transformation. Paths of technological development”, Tatarstan Prime Minister Aleksey Pesoshin said that every year the Digital Industry of Industrial Russia is becoming a more powerful intellectual platform.