The message reads, in part:
“Representatives of all regions of our country, including the Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics and the Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions, came to Moscow to participate in the forum. These are the heads of universities and colleges, leaders of student self-governing bodies, winners of the Your Move National Contest, finalists of the Student of the Year 2022 National Award and simply talented, energetic and purposeful young men and women. All of you are united by your love for our Motherland and a great desire to serve your country and make a personal contribution to its development.
Creating conditions for young people to implement their intellectual and creative potential is a national priority. It is gratifying that the national student community is actively involved in such ambitious work. Thanks to your creative energy, enthusiasm and personal involvement, popular projects in science, technology and the social sphere, in the search and volunteer movement are underway. At the call of your heart, you help those who need support and attention, and take care of the well-being of your native cities and towns. And of course, I would especially like to note your efforts aimed at the patriotic, spiritual and moral upbringing of schoolchildren.
I am sure that the forum will provide you with an excellent opportunity to converse and share your experience, and its decisions will help launch new, promising ideas and initiatives.”