On November 7, in Kazan, during the 2nd Industry Forum on Public-Private Partnership “Investments in the sports industry”, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov and Russian Minister of Sport Pavel Kolobkov signed an agreement on cooperation and interaction between the Government of Tatarstan and the Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation on development of physical culture and sport.
Explaining why the agreement was concluded withTatarstan, Kolobkov said: “We have great plans, because Tatarstan is an important partner for us, an example of attitude to sports and the promotion of sports principles. Tatarstan is among the leaders by the number of people involved in sports, in particular, about 40 per cent of the population of the republic. Many sports programmes are being implemented here.”
Besides, at their working meeting, Kolobkov and Minnikhanov discussed issues of further cooperation between the region and Russian Ministry of Sport and implementation of a number of joint projects in the physical culture and sports.