On February 12, Vladimir Putin will visit Sochi, where he will meet with the finalists of the national management competition, Leaders of Russia, held on the President’s instruction.
The winners of the final stage will receive state grants for education and opportunities to contact experienced mentors from among the country’s leading managers, including heads of federal ministries and departments, governors, and heads of major state and private companies.
The President will also meet with President of the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) Gianni Infantino.
On the same day, Vladimir Putin will hold talks with President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas, who will pay a working visit to Russia.
The two leaders will exchange views on the Middle East peace process and discuss current issues of Russian-Palestinian cooperation in various fields.