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KAZAN, the Republic of Tatarstan, December 20 (Itar-Tass) — Vitaly Mutko, the Russian minister of sport, tourism and youth policy, will on Tuesday hold a video conference with members of the Monitoring Council of the 2013 World University Games straight from Moscow.
The president of Tatarstan, Rustam Minnikhanov, will participate in the video conference.
Mutko will discuss the preparation of the 27the World University Games in Kazan.
The International Federation of Student Sport has just finished the inspection of sport facilities that are being built for the Games. The works are going according to schedule.
The construction of a sport village where about 12,000 athletes from 170 countries are going to stay is entering its final stage.
A stadium for 45,000 people where the opening and closing ceremonies of the University Games will be held is to begin operation by late 2012.
Ilsur Metshin, the mayor of Kazan, says that a new transport infrastructure is being created in the city. A big Kazan Ring Road is being laid down. Two-level road junctions, underground and surface pedestrian crossings and multi-storied parkings are being built.
The Kazan metro consisting of seven stations will get three more stations by 2013.