GORNO-ALTAISK, September 6 (Itar-Tass) —— The organizing committee for the 22nd Winter Olympic Games in Sochi and the government of the Russian republic of Tyva on Tuesday signed a cooperation agreement.
The document was signed by Dmitry Chernyshenko, the president of the Sochi Olympics organizing committee, and first deputy chairman of Tyva’s cabinet of ministers Sergei Tan, the press service of the republican government reported.
Under the agreement, Tyva will promote volunteer movement in the republic and will engage its volunteers in the preparations for the Sochi Games. The Sochi Olympics organizing committee will study the impact of the Olympic Games on Tyva’s dwellers, and the republican government will assist in such studies.
The Tyva government also undertook to take a wide range of measures to promote Olympic values and popularise healthy lifestyles.