The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan

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Kazakhstan is taking all measures to hold the Universiade at the highest organizational level

14 November 2016, 12:49

Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev gave instructions on the organization of the preparations for the Universiade-2017 in Almaty, during the Government meeting.

B.Sagintayev said that the Universiade should be held at the highest organizational level, as these events attract many sports fans.

Prime Minister instructed the Almaty mayor's office, the Ministry of Culture and Sports, the Ministry of Education and Science to carry out the relevant work for all organizational moments and the preparation of the national team of our country.

Prime Minister instructed the mayors of the regions, Astana and Almaty to take personal control of the holding the regional stages of the torch relay of the World Universiade.

It should be reminded that the Universiade-2017 in Almaty will be held from January 29 to February 8, 2017. 2 thousand athletes from more than 50 countries will take part in the Winter Universiade competitions. Competitions will be held in 12 sports.