On December 25, in the Black Lake central city park in Kazan, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov accompanied by Aide to Tatarstan President Natalia Fishman and Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin took part in the opening of a new skating rink.
On December 25, at the Korston Entertainment Complex in Kazan, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov, Prime Minister of the republic Aleksey Pesoshin and other officials took part in a ceremony to award laureates of the regional public contest “Manager of the Year – 2017”.
On December 25, at the Tatneft Arena Ice Palace in Kazan, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov attended the traditional Regional New Year’s Party, which brought together more than 7,000 children from all over the republic.
On December 25, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov sent his congratulatory telegram to the team management and sportsmen of Dinamo-Kazan women’s volleyball team on the occasion of the victory in the Cup of Russia.
On December 25, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov visited the Lenin Cultural Centre reopened after major reconstruction. Upon his arrival, Minnikhanov accompanied by Minister of Culture of the republic Airat Sibagatullin, Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin and other officials took part in children's New Year party. Minnikhanov congratulated everyone on the upcoming New Year and wished both children and adult creative teams having good time in the renovated cultural centre.
On December 25, at the Government House of the republic, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov held a meeting with members of the Federation Council and the State Duma from Tatarstan.
On December 25, at the Nikolai Lobachevsky Scientific Library of the Kazan Federal University, delivering his welcoming speech at the opening a meetings of the heads of the municipal regions of the republic on the exercise of powers to prevent terrorism, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov said that the country's leadership regards prevention of terrorism and extremism as the most important area of the state policy to ensure national security, economic modernization and sustainable social and economic development.