Putin proposed to leave Dvorkovich, Chairman of the organizing Committee of the 2018 world Cup
President Vladimir Putin proposed to leave Arkady Dvorkovich Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board and the Chairman of ANO “organizing Committee “Russia-2018”. The corresponding decree published on the official Internet portal of legal information.
Dvorkovich has replaced Vitaly Mutko Chairman of the organizing Committee for the world Cup in March. Mutko at the end of December 2017, told about readiness to leave the post in order to concentrate on the job in the government.
The organizing Committee “Russia-2018” for preparation and carrying out of competitions established by the government and the Russian football Union in January 2011 the Supervisory Board of the organizing Committee is headed by Putin. The world Cup will be held from 14 June to 15 July at 12 stadiums in 11 cities of Russia.
Earlier it became known that Britain was not included in the composition of the new government, which on 18 may approved by the President. At the same day he was elected co-Chairman of the SKOLKOVO Foundation, where together with the President, co-head of Fund Victor Vekselberg will identify the main strategic vectors of development “SKOLKOVO”.
Dvorkovich candidacy for the post proposed by the Chairman of the government Dmitry Medvedev, said one of the sources of “Vedomosti”. Former Deputy Prime Minister came to the Fund for the position of “player-coach”, commented on the appointment of the former Deputy Prime Minister Vekselberg.