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MegaFon will contribute to the adaptation of young professionals to digital economy environment


05.02.2019, 07:12

Digital operator will provide Competitors, Organizers, Volunteers and Temporary Staff Members involved in the preparation and staging of the WorldSkills Kazan 2019 with mobile service. Also, the operator will help Organizers with sms-informing of Competitors, Members of Official Delegations and other Client Groups.

MegaFon will act as a digital partner of the 45th WorldSkills Competition, which will be held in Kazan on 22-27 August 2019. The official agreement signing ceremony was held on 5 February during the meeting of the Ministry of Informatization and Communications of the Republic of Tatarstan.

MegaFon has been building the digital future of Russia which is inextricably bound up with the appearance of new professions and transformation of the existing ones. Digitalization is common not only in IT, Media and Telecommunications, but also in skills, service providing industry and engineering trades. Our mission is to provide cooperation in development of soft skills, assist the young generation in making a career decision. Young professionals will become the blueprint for the digital economy of our country, - Director General of MegaFon Gevork Vermishan noted.

Reliable communication and high-speed Internet constitute the necessary conditions for successful organization of the Competition. To provide continuous communication services is one of the most important tasks. We are happy that our reliable partner MegaFon will help us to cope with this task”, WorldSkills Operations Director and Secretary General of ANO Directorate for Sports and Social Projects Ranko Tepavcevic said.

About WorldSkills Kazan 2019

The 45th WorldSkills Competition – the main international event of 2019 in Russia – will bring together more than 1,600 young professionals representing over 60 countries and regions who will compete in 56 skills. It will take place in Kazan on 22-27 August 2019. It is expected that more than 250,000 spectators will attend the Competition and associated events.

Kazan won the right to host the Competition in 2015 having been ahead of other WorldSkills International member countries after voting. The WorldSkills Russia movement embraces 85 Russian regions and is one of the leading staff training projects.

Press Office of WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Competition Organizer