Sverdlovsk region Governor spoke about the opportunities that will give EXPO-2025

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The Governor of Sverdlovsk region Evgeny Kuyvashev presented the experience of the region for the implementation of educational projects and told about the possibilities that will give the holding of the world EXPO 2025 in Ekaterinburg the development of this sector, said on Friday the Department informality of the head region.

Kuyvashev spoke about this in the specialized forum in Paris.

Participation in the educational forum was attended by the Minister of science and higher education of the Russian Federation Mikhail Kotyukov, representatives of the largest Russian universities — MGIMO, the Higher school of Economics, peoples ‘ friendship University, the SKOLKOVO Institute of science and technology Urfu, USUE.

«In recent years recorded a steady growth of international prestige and competitiveness of Russian universities. By the end of 2017 in the global ratings included 40 Russian universities, including 11 in the first hundred and 17 universities in the TOP 200 overall, the subject and faculty of the world rankings. By 2024 we plan to increase the number of foreign students-resident students in Russian universities and professional educational organizations to 425 thousand people,» — are reported words Kotyukov.

According to the Minister, an existing base and experience in education will allow Russia to adequately host the world EXPO 2025.

Kuyvashev presented to the participants of the educational forum of the project «Ural engineering school», as well as the experience of Sverdlovsk region WorldSkills movement and other developments.

«Quality infrastructure for educational institutions is a key challenge for us. We build kindergartens, schools and hull universities according to the latest standards — pools and stadiums, equip them with the latest equipment and computer equipment, support of talented students and their teachers. Largely because of this Sverdlovsk region is in top ten Russian regions in key macroeconomic indicators», — said the Governor.

He noted that Sverdlovsk region is the country in the fight for the right to host the world EXPO 2025. The legacy of the exhibition in Yekaterinburg will become a high-tech «smart city». He will give a unique chance to reach a new level of technology that will serve man and allow him to live in harmony with the surrounding world.

The decision on winner will be made at the 164 th session of the General Assembly of the International exhibition Bureau on November 23, 2018 by secret ballot. EXPO 2025 is scheduled from 2 may-2 November 2025. Competitors of the Ural capital are Osaka and Baku.

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