- The event was held with the participation of the State Councilor of Tatarstan Mintimer Shaimiev and the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, - reports Tatar-inform.
According to Minnikhanov, Shaimiev's life path is a reference point for the younger generation of Tatarstanians. He noted that the most significant projects and programs of the region, liquidation of dilapidated housing, gasification of settlements, social mortgage, projects to revive Bolgar and Sviyazhsk are associated with the name of the first head of the republic.
- The Muslim Ummah is grateful to Mintimer Sharipovich for the creation of the Bulgarian Islamic Academy. And the Orthodox world is looking forward to the completion of work on the revival of the cathedral of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God, - Minnikhanov quotes his press service.
Let us recall that the former leader of the republic was included in the list of the most mentioned politicians of the past, compiled by the Petersburg Politics Foundation.