(KZN.RU, September 24, Ekaterina Vislavskaya). On the eve of the World Championship WorldSkills, which will be held in Kazan, 2019 was declared the Year of Working Professions in Tatarstan. Rustam Minnikhanov, the President of the RT, announced this today at the Great State Concert Hall named after S. Saidashev, addressing the State Council of the RT on the internal and external situation of the republic.
He recalled that the championship will gather in Kazan young professionals from over 70 countries competing in more than 50 competencies.
“Our experience, the active development of the WorldSkills infrastructure in the republic, the second place of the Tatarstan team at the All-Russian Championship of the current year are good preconditions for the successful holding of the championship”, said the head of the republic. “Not only the championship is valuable, but also the world experience, technologies, and skills that we acquire, the opportunity to attract the attention of society and business to the demanded professions of the future, to increase their popularity, create conditions for the approval of high professional standards. And that is why 2019 is declared the Year of Working Professions in the Republic”.
The announcement of the message was held at the GSCH of S. Saidashev within the framework of the 40th session of the State Council of the RT. Rustam Minnikhanov gave a detailed analysis of the political situation and socio-economic situation of the republic, outlined the ways of solving socially significant problems, the tasks of development of Tatarstan. Mintimer Shaimiev, the State Councilor of the RT, Alexey Pesoshin, the prime minister of the RT, Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan, members of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation and the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, permanent representatives of Tatarstan in the subjects of the federation and abroad, heads of enterprises, universities, healthcare institutions, representatives of science, creative intelligentsia, sports, and others took part in the event.
Competitions will be held from 22 to 27 of August 2019 on the basis of the exhibition center “Kazan Expo” with the participation of more than 1500 contestants and 2.5 thousand volunteers. All competencies of the Championship are divided into 6 blocks: industrial production, information and communication technologies, construction, civil transport, creativity and design, services.