Marat Safin will become Advisor to the Chairman of the state Duma on sports
Moscow. May 26. INTERFAX.RU the Tennis player Marat Safin who has filed the application for voluntary addition of Deputy powers, accepted the offer of the Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin to become his adviser on sport on a voluntary basis.
“I think you can’t refuse that, from such opportunities,” — said Safin on Friday, answering a question of Interfax.
He added that he would like to continue cooperation with the state Duma.
On Thursday 25 may it became known that the ex-tennis player decided to refuse the Deputy mandate. The Duma Committee on rules recommended to grant his request.
He was a Deputy of the state Duma of the VI convocation, in 2016, was re-elected to the lower house of Parliament from the party “United Russia”.