Kozak refused to give the Sochi waterfront your name

Dmitry Kozak

Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak spoke out against the initiative of Sochi residents to rename nizhneimeretinskoy promenade in his honor. This was reported by his press Secretary Ilya Dzhus, reports TASS.

“Kozak with respect and appreciates the initiative of the residents, but their consent, of course, does not. We have no doubt that the residents so appreciated the work of many thousands of Olympic construction workers and organizers of the games,” said Dzhus.

He added that a clear title to the waterfront, you can choose according to the results of the relevant competition or survey.

On 30 January it was reported that the Sochi city administration received treatment with a proposal to name Nizhneimeretinskoy the promenade by the name of Dmitry Kozak. With this initiative, according to TASS, was made by the community members, the tourism Association and heads of health centers.

Sochi 2014 has hosted a winter Olympics. Kozak from 2008 was responsible for the organization and conduct of these Games.