In the first half of December, an official delegation of the Tatar Republic visited Bratislava upon invitation of the chairman of the Parliament of the Slovak Republic. The visit took place within the international forum Tatarstan - Slovakia 2019. Among the guests were also the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Mr. Minnikanov, Rustam Nurgalievich,as well as CEO of large oil company TATNEFT, which supports sports in the region (hockey team of AK Bars Kazan), Maganov Nail Ulfatovic accompanied by representatives of large and medium-sized businesses.
Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic invited HDTS company to make presentation of the hockey success story in the front of important guests of this international forum. Participants were presented the project of the hockey diagnostic center in Almetyevsk for the Neftyanik hockey academy, as well as areas for further cooperation in the region.
The development of hockey in the Republic of Tatarstan is one of the priority tasks, thus H.E. Minnikhanov appreciated the cooperation of HDTS with TATNEFT in the development of hockey infrastructure and development of training methods for players. An example of such development is not only a successful center in Almetyevsk, but also upcoming projects in various fields, from new methods of testing athletes to mental training of players.
HDTS has implemented many successful projects in Russia. Thanks to this extensive experience in the Russian market, HDTS has been given the opportunity to make the presentation and talk about important aspects of the player development methodology as well as getting positive feedback. We hope that the cooperation ideas will enable the realization of the upcoming projects and thus play an important role in the development of sport and hockey in the Republic of Tatarstan.