Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev held a meeting on preparation and holding of the 28th Winter Universiade 2017 in Almaty at the Government House today.
The meeting participants discussed the progress of construction of sports facilities, the issues of preparation of modular student team of Kazakhstan, as well as carrying the torch relay and the construction of sports facilities.
Following the meeting B.Sagintayev instructed Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Imangali Tasmagambetov to control the preparations for the 28th Winter Universiade 2017 in Almaty.
For reference: World Winter Universiade will be held in Almaty from January 29 to February 8, 2017.At the moment, 58 countries have confirmed their participation in the event. Universiade will be held in 12 sports in order to win 86 sets of medals at 8 sports venues: apart from Almaty Arena and Halyk Arena, Shymbulak, Medeo, Ski Jumping Complex Sunkar, Sports Palace named after B. Sholak, Alatau Skiing and Biathlon Stadium and complex Tabagan in Almaty region will be involved.