The president of the Russian Paralympic Committee Vladimir Lukin, the president of the Governing Board, the first vice-president of the Russian Paralympic Committee Pavel Rozhkov, the vice-president of RPC, the president of the All-Russian federation of sports for persons with intellectual impairments Sergey Evseev, the vice-president of RPC, the president of the All-Russian federation of sports for persons with visual impairments Lidya Abramova, the vice-president of RPC, 13-times Paralympic champion Rima Batalova, the member of the RPC’s Governing Board Leonid Zhestyannikov participated at the opening ceremony and visited the exhibition “Modern Sport: innovations and Perspectives”, they, also, took part in the plenary session “Physical culture and mass sport: a platform of concentrated action” within the framework of the international sports forum “Russia – a sports power” in the city of Ulyanovsk (Ulyanovsk region).
The agenda of the plenary session “Physical culture and mass sports: a platform of concerted action” is devoted to the elaboration of strategic priorities for the development of physical culture and sports, the implementation of the program Decree of the President of the Russian Federation “On the national goals and strategic objectives of the Russian Federation until 2024” in terms of achieving the number of citizens , systematically engaged in physical culture and sports, up to 55% of the country's population.
In the conclusion of the plenary session, Vladimir Putin stressed that only on the basis of the Olympic Charter and international legal acts, taking into account the opinion of international sports federations and respect for national legislation, one can ensure a careful attitude to sport, its great humanistic mission for present and future generations.
During the visit of the exhibition, Vladimir Lukin and Pavel Rozhkov met with the Minister of Sports of the Russian Federation, Olympic champion Pavel Kolobkov, the Deputy Minister of Sports Marina Tomilova, the State Secretary-Deputy Minister of Sports Natalia Parshikova, the president of the State Duma Committee on Physical Culture and Sports, tourism and youth affairs, Mikhail Degtyarev, and with other heads of all-Russian sports federations, with leaders of various regions of the Russian Federation and with heads of executive authorities of the Russian Federation in the field of physical culture and sports, etc. The exhibition is the largest sports business platform with the participation of top officials of the state, it hosts more than 3,000 participants (90% of the delegates are heads of organizations and top managers).
On the second day of the Conference, Vladimir Lukin and Pavel Rozhkov will take part in the plenary session “Healthy Sport - Healthy Business”, as well as the Presidency will deliver a welcoming speech at the Conference “Anti-doping policy in Russia and the world: key problems and innovative approaches to countering doping” . On behalf of the RPC will deliver a speech Guzel Idrisova, a member of the Executive Committee on Medicine of the RPC, a member of the Medical Committee of the International Paralympic Committee.
Furthermore, Pavel Rozhkov and the director of the Department of Science and Education of the Ministry of Sports of Russia Tatiana Fomichenko were the hosts of the round table “Formation of the contemporary labor market and the preparation of the human resources for the physical culture and sports industry” of the forum “Russia – a sports power”.Press Service of RPC