Ilsur Metshin (Russian: Ильсур Раисович Метшин, Tatar: Cyrillic Илсур Рәис улы Метшин, Latin İlsur Räis uğlı Metşin, born April 24, 1969) is a Tatarstan statesman. He was born in Tübän Kama. Since 1993 he worked in Kazan as a politician. Since 1998 he was Mayor of Nizhnekamsk and Nizhnekamsky District and chairman of the Nizhnekamsk Council. Since 2005 November 17 he is the Mayor of Kazan, replacing Kamil Isxaqov. Ethnic Tatar. On September 4, 2015 he was selected as the new president of FC Rubin Kazan.
Илсур Метшин (İlsur Metşin)
|2nd Mayor of Kazan|
November 17, 2005
|Preceded by||Kamil Iskhakov|
|Member of the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan|
|Born||Ilsur Raisovich Metshin
April 24, 1969 (age 48)
Nizhnekamsky, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Political party||United Russia|
|Alma mater||Kazan State University|
- In 1992 he graduated from Kazan State University with a degree in law.
- In 1999, Metshin completed his postgraduate studies at the Department of Theory of the State and Law, law faculty at Kazan State University.
- Candidate of legal sciences (Subject of dissertation: «The legal republic system at the Russian Federation (the case of Republic of Tatarstan)»).
From 1993 to 1995 — Head of the Agency for housing privatization, administration of the Soviet district of Kazan city.
From 1995 to 1997 — Chief of Staff of the Head of Administration of the Soviet district of Kazan.
From 1997 to 1998 – First Deputy Head of Administration of Vakhitovsky district of Kazan – prefect of the "Kazan Posad" territory
From 1998 to 2005, Chairman of the Joint Council of People's Deputies of Nizhnekamsk, Head of Administration of Nizhnekamsk city and Nizhnekamsk district
From 2000 to 2004 – a deputy of the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan.
From November 17 to December 31, 2005 – Head of Administration of Kazan, January 1, 2006 – Head of the Executive Committee of the municipality of Kazan.
March 12, 2006 he was elected to the Kazan City Duma, March 17, 2006 he was elected Head of the Executive Committee of the municipality of Kazan
September 28, 2006 he was elected as a member of the political council and as the secretary of Kazan local branch of the United Russia party.
From October 4, 2006 he is a Vice-President of the World Organization "United Cities and Local Governments" – President of Euro-Asia section of the World Organization "United Cities and Local Governments".
In September 21, 2015 Ilsur Metshin was re-elected as the Mayor of Kazan.
On September 4, 2015 by the decision of the Board of Trustees of the football club "Rubin" Ilsur Metshin was unanimously elected as the new president of FC "Rubin".
Member of the President's cadre reserve of Russia
It was he in post-Soviet Russia who proceed with transport infrastructure reform, that received the national award at the International Award Chariot of Gold.
Ilsur Metshin made an invaluable contribution to Russia's victory in the bidding campaign to host the 27th World Summer Universiade and to the preparation and conduct of world-class student competitions.
The 2013 Kazan Universiade received the highest praise of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) and was recognized as one of the most exciting in the history of student games. It greatly raised the prestige of the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan and Russia as a whole. Russian President Vladimir Putin named Kazan the sports capital of Russia.
There are some programmes in Kazan that operate under the direction of Ilsur Metshin: the free school meals for socially disadvantaged, convenience stores instead of stalls, Neighbourhood sports center, "Five years of health" projects, "Green Record", "100 squares" and others. Ilsur Metshin serves on the board of the Union of Russian cities and is the chairman of the Association of the cities of Volga region, was elected to the supreme governing body of the party management – the General
Council of the party "United Russia". Ilsur Metshin was among Russian representatives in the Chamber of Local Authorities in the Congress of Local and Regional authorities of the Council of Europe's in 2016–2020 years by the order of the President of the Russian Federation.
Ilsur Metshin is a member of the board of directors in OAO "Nizhnekamskneftekhim".
Honors and AwardsEdit
2016 – Received the Tatarstan President’s letter of gratitude for his productive work in detection and support of gifted children and youth.
2015 – For significant contribution to the organization and conduct of XVI World Aquatics Championship in 2015 in Kazan awarded the Order "Duslyk"
2015 – Kazan was recognized as "The best city of the Republic of Tatarstan on the formulation of mass physical culture and sports activities" in the category "Mass physical culture and sports in the region" of the Republican prize "Sportsman of the Year 2015".
2015 – For active work and significant contribution to the development of local government in the regions of the Volga Federal District awarded the honorary diploma of the Plenipotentiary Representative of President of Russian Federation in the Volga Federal District.
2014 – Awarded the memorial medal "25 Years Since Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan"
2014 – Awarded the medal "For Merits in the Development of Local Government in the Republic of Tatarstan" for achievements in improving the effectiveness of local government and a major contribution to the socio-economic and cultural development of the Kazan Municipality
2014 – Awarded the Diploma of the Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation for active participation in the preparation and holding of the Fifth International Meeting of High-Level Representatives on Security Issues
2014 – Awarded the order "For Services to the Fatherland" IV class by Presidential Decree of January 23, 2014 for his contribution to the preparation and conduct of the 27th World Summer Universiade-2013 in Kazan
2007, 2013 – Kazan was awarded the title "Best municipality of Russia" at the II All-Russia competition, at the VI All-Russian competition.
2013 – Awarded a special prize "Highly Recommended Sport City" (the best place in the world to host international sporting events) for the success of the 27th World Summer Student Games in Kazan in 2013, the most prestigious international award for achievements in the field of sports management "International Sports Event Management Awards-2013". The Kazan Universiade was the winner in the nomination "Most Innovative Event" and "Image of the Event"
2010 – Received a notation of the Chairman of the State Council of Tatarstan for his significant contribution to the development of local self-government in Kazan and high professional and social achievements
2010 – Received the Tatarstan President's letter of gratitude for his significant contribution to the development of physical culture and sports in the Republic of Tatarstan
2009 – Received a letter of gratitude of Tatarstan's Cabinet of Ministers for his many years of hard work and great contribution to the implementation of the national program for the overhaul of apartment buildings
2009 – Order of Merit of the Russian Federation for labor achievements and many years of diligent work
2008 – Received a letter of gratitude from the President of the Republic of Tatarstan for his worthy contribution to the implementation of the 2007 republican program of comfortable and affordable housing construction in Tatarstan
2005 – Awarded the medal "In Memory of the 1000th Anniversary of Kazan" by Presidential Decree of June 30, 2005
2005 – Awarded the medal of the Republic of Tatarstan "For Valorous Work" for his worthy contribution to the socio-economic development of the region and the city of Nizhnekamsk
2005 – Received a notation of the President of Tatarstan
2003 – Order "In the Name of Russia," with his name entered in the "Annals of the Famous Names and Deeds in the Name of Russia"
2000, 2003 – Under his leadership, Nizhnekamsk became "Most Comfortable City in Russia"
2002 – "Russian National Olympus" award in the nomination "Best Mayor of the Year"
2002 – Awarded the Certificate of Merit of the Republic of Tatarstan for his great contribution to the socio-economic development of the region and city of Nizhnekamsk
Ilsur Metshin was born in Nizhnekamsk April 24, 1969. He grew up in a working class family; his mother worked as a nurse, his father was an engineer.
Ilsur Metshin has two older brothers – Aidar and Airat.
Ilsur Metshin is married and has four children – three sons (Timur, Tagir, Radmir) and one daughter (Aliya). He lives with his family in a cottage at the Petrovsky village.
His brother, Aidar, is the Head of Nizhnekamsk region.
In his spare time Ilsur Metshin enjoys playing hockey and football since youth. There was a time he played for the youth hockey team of Nizhnekamsk, and when he headed the Nizhnekamsk administration, he led a team of veterans. Ilsur Metshin loves music.