On August 29, in the Government House of the republic, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov held a meeting of the organizing committee for the preparation and holding of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the formation of Tatarstan.
Tatarstan State Counsellor Mintimer Shaimiev, Chairman of the regional Council Farid Mukhametshin, Tatarstan Prime Minister Alexey Pesoshin took part in the meeting.
Speaking at the meeting, Minnikhanov noted that a regional action plan to prepare and celebrate the 100th anniversary of the formation of the TASSR was approved. He continued that plans were developed in all municipalities, ministries and agencies and corresponding organizing committees and working groups were set up.
Minnikhanov also reminded that today memorial plaques to outstanding state figures of the republic Fikryat Tabeyev and Gumer Usmanov have been unveiled in Kazan.
A lot has been done over the past year, but we still have even more work to do, Tatarstan President said.
Deputy Prime Minister of the republic Vasil Shaikhraziyev made a report on the implementation of the action plan for the preparation and celebration of the 100th anniversary of the formation of the TASSR.
Shaimiev noted that it is very symbolic that the meeting of organizing committee for the preparation of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Tatarstan is held on the eve of the Day of the Republic, which is traditionally celebrated on the 30th of August.
Summing up the meeting, Minnikhanov said that the work to popularize the names of outstanding figures of the republic will be continued. In general, the preparation for the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the TASSR will contribute to the consolidation of society, and will also provide an opportunity to know our history, the history of the region, the development and establishment of Tatarstan better, he said.