Preparations for the forum Russia – Country of Sports are under way

The Governor Sergey Morozov held a meeting of the Organizing Committee for the international competition.

 “Every day we carry out preparation to welcome more than one and a half thousand sports officials from around the world. All branches of the regional Government and municipal units of the Ulyanovsk region are getting ready to hold the event. We should not forget that the forum is held not only for the sporting community. I am sure that it will become an important part in the life of every citizen”, – the head of the region emphasized.

The international sport forum "Russia – Country of Sports" will take place in the Ulyanovsk region from 1 to 3 February 2018. The Volga-Sport-Arena will serve as the main venue. The Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation, the Organizing Committee of the Forum, the Government of the Ulyanovsk region and ANO "Forum Sportivnaya Derzhava" carry out preparations for the event.

“We will do our best to carry out the International Sport Forum "Russia – Country of Sports" at the highest level. I understand the responsibility that I undertake as on the Minister, including organization of this event. The forum was created to establish in Russia one of the world's largest platforms to discuss the value of physical education and sport in the life of the society. It is the most important component of social and human development in the modern civilization. The Ministry of Sport of the Ulyanovsk region should engage in the preparations and carry it out at the highest level”, – commented Vladimir Lazarev, the Minister of Physical Education and Sport of the Ulyanovsk region.

Currently, the region carries out work to ensure safety of participants during the event, to provide guests with accommodation in hotels, to develop transport logistics. The unique features of the Forum will be included in the New Year's decorations of the city. There will also be a special clock that will start counting days until the event.