Minister of Sports of the Russian Federation Oleg Matytsin on , he expressed his gratitude to Tatarstan for organizing the Russian-Islamic World Economic Forum and spoke about the projects that were discussed at the event.
The International Economic Forum “Russia – Islamic World: KazanForum 2023” is held in Kazan from May 18 to 20. Representatives of 85 countries of the world and 84 regions of Russia are expected to take part in the events of the forum.
— First of all, I would like to express my gratitude to the Republic of Tatarstan and Kazan for organizing the forum. Today is a very important moment to continue the dialogue with Islamic countries. The session “Sport as a factor of sustainable development” has just ended. We see the support and understanding of many States in this difficult time of sanctions. We are very open to dialogue, and each speaker spoke about Russia’s role in the modern world, in establishing and developing economic and political relations. And of course sports [действует] as a reinforcing factor, as a factor of good diplomacy. Therefore, it is nice to work together on your birthday and every day.
Many friends came to visit us. Many new projects were discussed, including the Games of the Future project, to be held in Kazan next year. This year there will be a university sports festival. Yekaterinburg will host the CIS Games, the BRICS Sports Ministers Forum and the MINEPS Sports Ministers Forum. There are good upcoming events, plans, lots of work. And above all, we have once again confirmed that we are ready to walk as one team. With the support of television and the media, it is also important to let people know our position.
Again, I would like to take this opportunity to invite everyone to come to Russia, enjoy sports and friendship to the fullest! Matytsin said on .
“Games of the Future” is an international tournament in 16 unique disciplines in the “phygital” format (classic sports + eSports). It will be held in Kazan from February 23 to March 2, 2024.
In March 2023, the Executive Committee of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) recommended that international federations, if Russians are allowed to start, do so individually, in a neutral status, without participating in team events, and also exclude participation athletes. associated with law enforcement and expressing their support for the SVO.
Source : MatchTV
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