22 - 27 August 2019

Hero of Labour Vladimir Melnik becomes new WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Ambassador

Official events

24.05.2019, 13:46

The new WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Ambassador was announced as part of the closing ceremony “Skills of the Wise” during the final of the 7th National Comeptition “Young Professionals” which took place on 20-24 May at the Kazan Expo International Exhibition Centre. His name is Vladimir Melnik, who is a Russian miner, Hero of Labour of the Russian Federation, State Duma Member, and member of Labour, Social Policy and Veterans Affairs Committee.

“I am so glad that I have joined the team having an important mission – to promote skills in our country. I am happy to be part of this ceremony. People who keep developing their skills and can transmit them to the younger generation have gathered here. Thanks for your efforts, enthusiasm, devotion to your profession, and desire to learn new things”, noted Vladimir Melnik. He was handed an Ambassador’s branded scarf by the WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Project Executive Emil Gubaydullin.

About WorldSkills Kazan 2019

The 45th WorldSkills Competition – the main international event of 2019 in Russia – will take place in Kazan on 22-27 August 2019.

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