The head of Mordovia: the hallmark of the 2018 world Cup in Saransk should be kindness

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in fotobanka of the Republic of Mordovia Vladimir Volkov. Archival photoThe head of Mordovia: the hallmark of the 2018 world Cup in Saransk should be kindness© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

The main calling card of the 2018 world Cup in Saransk should be the warmth and hospitality of the inhabitants of the Republic, said the head of Mordovia Vladimir Volkov.

«As you know, there will be eight different teams. All with a different mentality, habits and traditions. And every guest we should have the most warm and friendly welcome. As we know how. Someone like have accordion, someone- trombone our «super fan» of Viktor Pautov. I think no one will refuse the Mordovian food and drink. Our main goal is to create a holiday for everyone: for residents of the Republic, and for our guests», — said the head of Mordovia, whose words are reported by his press service.

On Saturday, the wolves held a session of organizing Committee on preparation and holding of world football championship, which also brought up the idea to be held in Saransk in the days of the world Cup carnival, given that the Republic will come the national teams of Portugal, Colombia, Peru and Panama.

The Governor also announced that preparations for the championship enters its final phase. Ready training grounds, transport interchange near stadium airport road, new energy complex substation «Posop», upgraded water supply and Sewerage, heating up the stadium. The construction of the airport terminal flights will resume from February 14, 2018.

According to him, the preparation for the championship has allowed the country to resolve the many socially important questions: «carried out the largest over the past twenty years upgrading public transport. Also seriously upgraded the fleet of ambulance, police, emergency, renovated several of the city’s hospitals. Currently completed work on the modernization of the station complexes in Saransk and Ruzayevka, including reconstruction of pedestrian bridges,» he explained.

At the same time, according to Vladimir Volkov, there are objects on which you want to increase the pace of work. First of all, the stadium and the waterfront of Insar, where the contractor is PSO «Kazan». More active should be built in the residential complex «Jubilee» of the police Department, hospitals, apartment houses, there are questions to complete the improvement of this territory. «Before the start of the world Cup less than 200 days, and the situation at these objects it is necessary to rectify,» — said the head of the Republic.

World Cup 2018 will be held from 14 June to 15 July at 12 stadiums in 11 cities of Russia: Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Yekaterinburg, Samara, Sochi and Rostov-on-don.