Rustam Minnikhanov declared 2021 the year of native languages and national unity in Tatarstan
Today, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov addressed the Tatarstan
State Council. The mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin attended the event.
In his speech, R.Minnikhanov emphasized that 2020 was full
of significant dates. Among them are the 100th anniversary of the TASSR and the
75th anniversary of victory in the Great Patriotic War.
The coronavirus pandemic has made certain changes to the
life of the republic, R. Minnikhanov notes. He thanked medical workers,
employees of Russian Agency for Health and Consumer Rights and law enforcement
agencies for their work during the pandemic.
According to R.Minnikhanov, in order to reduce the negative
consequences in the economy, on behalf of the Russian President, the government
of the country implemented a set of support measures. “Similar measures were
taken by the Cabinet of Ministers of Tatarstan as soon as possible,” the head
of the Republic emphasized.
The most important socio-political event in the life of the
country, R.Minnikhanov called the Russian vote on amendments to the
Constitution of the Russian Federation. Tatarstan President highly appreciated
of the work of the entire team in regards of the results of the elections of
Tatarstan President and deputies of representative bodies of local self-government
held in September.
Speaking about the plans, R. Minnikhanov noted the importance
of holding events on preservation and development the culture and identity of
the peoples of the republic. Major upcoming events will be the reconstruction
of the Cathedral of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God and the celebration in
2022 of the 1100th anniversary of the adoption of Islam by Volga Bulgaria. Tatarstan
President proposed to declare 2021 the Year of native languages and national
unity in Tatarstan.
According to R.Minnikhanov, Tatarstan will continue to
implement republican and national projects. “The opening of new and renovated
schools, kindergartens, hospitals and clinics, parks and squares, sports
facilities, roads has become customary. Over 10 years, more than 7.5 thousand
social and cultural facilities were renovated and other 3.2 thousand were
built, more than 400 public spaces were equipped, and more than 12 thousand
houses were overhauled. This year, the renovated 49 schools, 117 kindergartens,
96 health care facilities, 68 cultural facilities, 131 sports venues will open
for visitors”, - Tatarstan President noted.
Among the crucial projects is the strategy of improvement of
the Kazanka River.
Besides, the head of the republic of Tatarstan emphasized
that a lot of work is being made in preserving the historical and cultural
heritage, support of creative teams and cultural professionals, and training of