R.Minnikhanov inspected the progress of reconstruction and restoration of significant sites in the historical center of Kazan
President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam
Minnikhanov saw the progress of reconstruction and restoration of a number of
significant sites in the historical center of Kazan. The Chief of Staff of the
President of Tatarstan Asgat Safarov, Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin and others
also visited the sites.
For information, the sites are under the special
control of Tatarstan President. Today, he inspected the execution of the
instructions given earlier.
The first site was the Lokomotiv municipal beach. Rustam
Minnikhanov instructed to work out options for improving this territory to
ensure the safety of citizens. He also instructed to clean up the road to the
The next site was the Azimov mosque at Fatkullin
street, 15.The Mosque was presented to the head of the Republic after
restoration, which was carried out for five years. R. Minnikhanov welcomed the
work and thanked the restorers.
Then Rustam Minnikhanov visited the Kazan Theater for
young spectators at Ostrovsky street. It is located in the former building of
the Eastern club (Merchant Assembly), which is a cultural heritages site of
regional significance of the end of the XIX century. Due to the expansion of
the venue, it was decided to create a Theater and cultural complex based on the
theater. Minnikhanov emphasized that each site should be in demand by viewers
and visitors, as well as profitable.
The next venue was Chelyshev's House at Kremlevskaya
street, 25/22. The two-storey building, built in the middle of the XIX century,
is recognized as a cultural heritage site of republican significance. In 2019,
the building underwent a renovation. Now the building houses the preparatory
faculty for foreign students of KFU.
Further, on Peterburgskaya street Rustam Minnikhanov
was presented with options for the Koltso Mall, which was built in 2006. R.
Minnikhanov instructed to work out the project for each block of the complex in
more detail and make a presentation of the final version.
The last site was the GIDUV building at the
intersection of Butlerov and Mushtari streets. The historic building was built
in 1914 for the Kazan branch of the Noble land Bank. Today, restoration work is
well underway here.
Rustam Minnikhanov instructed to control the quality
of work, Tatarstan President’s Press Office reports.