At the XXXIII conference of the Kazan branch of United Russia, the results of the five-year program were summed up and the candidates were nominated for election.
The XXXIII conference of the Kazan local branch of the United Russia party was held today at the Saidash cultural center. The conference was held by Ilsur Metshin, a member of the General Council of the United Russia party, Secretary of the Kazan branch of the party, and Mayor of the Tatarstan capital. The conference participants discussed the results of the work and nominated candidates for participation in elections to the Kazan City Duma on September 13, 2020.
Ilsur Metshin reported on the activities of deputies and city authorities. “Five years ago, we set 12 goals and priorities for ourselves. All of them are accomplished and surpassed. Kazan hosted the FIFA and FINA World Cups, Worldskills and other significant international events at the highest level. We made a huge breakthrough in construction, having built 4 million 124 thousand sq.m. of housing during this period. Kazan has become a leader among Russian cities in terms of the overhaul of housing”, - he emphasized.
Over the past five years, 39 kindergartens and 13 schools have been built, 85 kindergartens and 57 schools have been repaired. In 2018, Kazan entered the top five cleanest cities in the world. 98 parks and squares were renovated. Kazan has become a city of high-tech medicine and a healthy lifestyle.
Much attention was paid to supporting young Kazan citizens, their education and self-realization, and organizing quality leisure activities. Thanks to the initiative of Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov, the city's cultural centers were renovated for the first time in their history. And in 2019, Kazan entered the top three cities claiming to be the 2023 European youth capital, and the top ten forward-looking cities in Russia according to Forbes.
The upcoming elections of the President of Tatarstan and deputies of the Kazan City Duma, which will be held on September 13 – are the beginning of a new stage in the development of the city, Ilsur Metshin noted. At the party conference, Rustam Minnikhanov was nominated as a candidate for the post of President of Tatarstan. “We have great plans for the future, and we associate them with the election of our President for a new term. All that we have managed to achieve over the years is the result of the work of a united team led by Rustam Minnikhanov. He personally pays attention to all city issues. All matters are being solved”, - the Mayor of Kazan emphasized.
“Our main capital is not taxes and fees, but people. And our priority should be a welfare of all people,” - I.Metshin addressed the party members.
“The heights that we have reached are the result of well-coordinated, united work of all Kazan citizens. And for the next 5 years, we set the next tasks that will allow us to bring our amazing Kazan to new frontiers and make it even more comfortable, safe, smart, and kind. This will allow it to become a city where you want to live, study, work and create, give birth and raise children, a city that you can be proud of. We will do it together”, - Ilsur Metshin concluded.