The president and "KAMAZ"

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The president and "KAMAZ"
On October, 26th Dmitry Medvedev, the President of the Russian Federation visited KAMAZ within the limits of his business trip to Tatarstan. The Head of the State held a meeting of the Commission for Modernization and Technological Development of Russias Economy under the President of RF in the companys general directorate. He also had there a talk with Rustam Minnikhanov, the President of the Republic of Tatarstan. Then Dmitry Medvedev visited the Research and Development Center of KAMAZ where he saw the latest models of new civil and military vehicles created by specialists of the enterprise in the last few years. Later the President of the Russian Federation awarded the members of the team "KAMAZ-MASTER", the winners of the international rally-raid "Dakar-2010". The orders For Merits to the Fatherland of the IV-th degree were handed to the head of the team Simeon Yakubov, pilots Vladimir Chagin and Firdaus Kabirov, navigator Sergey Savostin. The Orders of Friendship were given to pilot Ilgizar Mardeev and the mechanic of the crew Edward Nikolaev. The medals For merits to the Fatherland of the I-st degree vere given to navigator Aydar Beljaev and mechanic Andrey Mokeev, medals For merits to the Fatherland of the II-nd degree to navigator Vyacheslav Mizjukaev and mechanic Andrey Karginov. The President also declared assignment of the Honorary Title Honored Transport Worker of the Russian Federation to Sergey Kogogin, Director General of JSC KAMAZ, for his contribution to development of the Russian automotive industry and many years of fair work. In his reciprocal word, Sergey Kogogin thanked Dmitry Medvedev for his high appreciation of KAMAZ workers labour, the states measures on support of the Russian automobile plants during the economic crisis, and his personal concern for development of motor sport in Russia.

27.10.2010