A meeting of the organizing committee for the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the TASSR was held in the Kazan City Hall
Photo by Marat Muginov
August 16). The centenary of the TASSR is a milestone for the Republic of
Tatarstan and its multinational people. Rustam Minnikhanov, the President of
the RT, announced it today at the meeting of the organizing committee for the
preparation and conduction of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the
TASSR in 2020 in Kazan.
of the organizing committee was held in the Kazan City Hall. Vitaly Mutko the
chairman of the Organizing Committee, the deputy chairman of the Government of
the RF, Mintimer Shaimiev, the State Councilor of the RT, Ilsur Metshin, the
Mayor of Kazan, and others attended the event.
meeting, Vitaliy Mutko thanked for the program organized today. Right after
arrival in Kazan, together with Rustam Minnikhanov, they visited a number of
construction complex facilities, assessed the development of the urban
environment and public spaces.
is always actively working on all projects, and the quality of their
implementation is always very high, said Vitaliy Mutko. He also noted that the
preparation and holding of events to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the
founding of the TASSR will allow demonstrating the generally recognized
achievements of the republic, especially given the contribution of Tatarstan to
the development of the country's economy.
Mutko said that the preparation plan for the celebration of the 100th
anniversary of the TASSR will consist of four sections, which will reflect 75
events. Thus, one of the sections will be devoted to cultural, educational and
socially significant events. Another part of the plan concerns construction and
improvement, said Vitaliy Mutko. In particular, the Cathedral Mosque will be
erected in Kazan. In the near future, the construction of the temple of the Our
Lady of Kazan Icon will be completed.
all activities of the plan are designed for 2019-2020, said Vitaliy Mutko. “The
authorities of Tatarstan are a team of true professionals who implement events
of various scales skillfully”, he added.
Minnikhanov, the President of the RT, noted that for 70 years of this
historical segment the republic existed in the form of autonomy of the RSFSR.
These years have included a lot. There was a breakthrough in the development of
the economy when industries were created and sustainable growth of agricultural
production was ensured, significant changes in the social structure of society,
the development of national culture and the formation of a special mentality of
the inhabitants of the multinational republic. “The autonomous republic has
become one of the forms of development of Tatar statehood”, said Rustam
Minnikhanov. “Then a powerful potential was created, which laid the foundation
for the successes of the RT in the new Russia”.
meeting, Rustam Minnikhanov said that preparations for the anniversary in the
region began in 2015. “We are grateful to Vladimir Putin, the President of the
RF, for the decree on the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding
of the RT and for the creation of the federal organizing committee chaired by
Vitaly Mutko”, he said.
The plan of
the most significant events for the preparation of the anniversary includes
international and federal projects, the preparation of scientific and
journalistic works, cultural events, including those aimed at preserving the
cultural and material heritage.
President of the RT also said that the 100th anniversary of the TASSR is not
only a regional holiday. Solemn events will be held in Moscow, St. Petersburg,
and other regions of the country and abroad.
major international events planned are the Games of the countries of the
Commonwealth of Independent States, the International Economic Summit “Russia –
Islamic World: KazanSummit”, the International Forum under the auspices of
UNESCO “Cultural Diversity – a Factor of Human Security”, the forum of twin
cities and municipalities of the BRICS countries.
addition, a concert hall named after Ilgam Shakirov was opened in the building
of the international exhibition center “Kazan Expo”. The National Library of
the RT will move to the new building, the renovation will be completed in the
building of the former Worker Theater (Alafuzovsky), where the theater
“Constellation-Yoldyzlyk” will be located.
anniversary of the TASSR provides the opening of socially significant cultural
and sports facilities, parks and squares, said Rustam Minnikhanov. All this
will be a worthy gift to the residents of the republic. The heritage of the
anniversary will have a beneficial effect on further improving the life quality
of Tatarstan citizens.
republic is waiting for many guests from Russia and foreign countries,
especially compatriots on the anniversary. A hospitality infrastructure is
being prepared for this. Participants of the anniversary events will be able to
get acquainted with the unique material and cultural-spiritual heritage, which
is of value not only on an all-Russian, but also on a global scale.
to Rustam Minnikhanov, the successful experience of holding international
forums and significant world-class sporting events in the republic gives reason
to believe that the anniversary of the republic will be held at the highest
level. The President of the RT is confident that it will be possible to
implement all of the plans.
organizing committee also showed a video about the RT, dedicated to the history
of the Tatar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic and preparations for the
celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the RT, reports the
press service of the President of the RT.