The WEF for the first time will include sessions on sport

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For the first time in the framework of the business program of the Eastern economic forum will be held on the sports bar, one of those «World sport today. A view from the Asia-Pacific region on the eve of the Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022» Fund reports «Recongress».

«For the first time in the business program of the Eastern economic forum, which starts on 11 September in Vladivostok, includes two sports panels. The twelfth of September, a session on «World of sport today. A view from the Asia-Pacific region on the eve of the Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022″. Will open the discussion the assistant to the President of Russia, Deputy Chairman of the presidential Council of the Russian Federation on development of physical culture and sport Igor Levitin,» the statement reads.

At the session, which was the result of cooperation between the Ministry of sports, Olympic Committee of Russia and the Fund «Rockgrass», will discuss what formats of exchange in the field of sports are interesting countries in which integration projects are interested, the international Olympic Committee and major sports federations.

«The session will be delivered by the Minister of sport of China, GOU Jovan, who also heads the NOC of the PRC, and the General Director of communications of the organizing Committee «Beijing 2022″ Chang Yu. This will be the first visit of GOU Jovan in Russia, and, in fact, the first presentation of the winter Olympics in 2022 in our country», – said the Deputy Director of the Fund «Recongress» Georgy Bryusov.

In discussion will take part the Minister of sports Pavel Kolobkov, President of the Olympic Committee of Russia Stanislav Pozdnyakov, Deputy Director of IOC relations with the Olympic movement, James McLeod, President of the International judo Federation, Marius Vizer, the triple Olympic champion in Greco-Roman wrestling, the Hero of Russia Alexander Karelin and the legend of the sumo, the Plenipotentiary representative of the President of Mongolia on the Affairs of the Mongol-Japanese cooperation Dagvadorj Dolgorsuren.

Also at the WEF will host a session on public-private partnership «PPP in sport: new opportunities for investors», which will be opened by Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets. In discussion will take part the Minister of sports Pavel Kolobkov, Deputy Minister of construction and housing and communal services Vladimir Yakushev, the head of Buryatia Alexey Tsydenov, head of Udmurtia Alexander Brechalov, the President of the Board of JSC «SME Bank» Dmitry Golovanov, Deputy of the state Duma Dmitry Svishchev and Chairman of the Board ANO «national centre for the development of public-private partnership» Pavel Seleznev.

Fourth Eastern economic forum will be hosted by far Eastern Federal University on the Russian island on September 11-13. MIA «Russia today» is the General information partner of the WEF.

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