Vice-Premier of the Russian Federation Vitaly Mutko
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MOSCOW, September 25. /TASS/. Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the organizing Committee “Russia-2018” Vitaly Mutko is confident that the infrastructure program of the world championship on football of 2018 will be performed. He said this to journalists.
On Monday, Moscow hosted the meeting of the organizing Committee “Russia-2018” with participation of the International football Federation (FIFA), the first after the confederations Cup.
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“We have considered the infrastructure issues . I once again outlined that the training infrastructure is a government program. The government of Russia it is very tightly controlled, and there is no doubt that the infrastructure program will fail because it is under the control of the highest level,” said Mutko.
“It should be noted that FIFA has expressed our great appreciation for hosting of the confederations Cup, the tournament was organized at the highest level. There have been several programs as a volunteer, preparing training bases. In General, it received the highest rating,” – said Mutko.
According to Mutko, there are several technical issues associated with the draw for the final tournament, as well as using the red square during the world Cup. “All in working order, – he stressed. Tomorrow starts inspection visit [FIFA], many questions we moved on it so they can read them carefully. Already after the visit we will answer all your questions”.
A joint delegation of representatives from FIFA and the organizing Committee “Russia-2018” from 26 September to 5 October, will visit stadiums in eight host cities of the matches of the 2018 world Cup: Yekaterinburg, Samara, Saransk, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-don, Volgograd, Kaliningrad and Moscow (Luzhniki stadium).