On September 8 "Russia-Country of Sports" 9th forum («Россия-спортивная держава») started in Kazan, to which RA the Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports Vahram Dumanyan was also invited, among the responsible sports officials from different countries.

Within the framework of this large-scale event held from September 8-10, round tables discussions, sessions, a scientific conference, an exhibition are scheduled, during which the current challenges and prospects for the development of professional and mass sports, and physical culture will be discussed.

RA ESCS Minister Vahram Dumanyan took part in the events of the first day of the Forum, discussed issues related to the development of the sphere and possible collaboration with partners. Vahram Dumanyan also visited the exhibition Modern Sport: Innovations and Perspectives", which includes many pavilions, including "Sports, Science and Education", "Design and Construction of Sports Facilities", "Sports Equipment", "Junior sports", etc. The Minister toured the exhibition pavilions, got acquainted with the presented works and projects.