Rustam Minnikhanov took office of the President of Tatarstan


KAZAN, September 18. /Corr. Alexei Ugarov/. The winner of the presidential elections in Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov took office. The inauguration took place in the State Big concert hall of the Tatarstan name of Salikh Saidashev. The ceremony was attended by Plenipotentiary representative of Russian President in Volga Federal district Mikhail Babich, Minister of communications and mass communications of Russia Nikolay Nikiforov, representatives of regions of Russia.

“I swear to faithfully serve the people of the Republic of Tatarstan, to ensure the rights and freedoms of citizens of the Republic of Tatarstan, to observe the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the Constitution of the Republic of Tatarstan and laws of the Republic of Tatarstan, conscientiously fulfill my high duties of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan”, – said Minnikhanov.

As previously noted, the Chairman of RT state Council Farid Mukhametshin, after taking office, the Governor will have to sign several decrees, including the resignation of the regional government. Following this, the state Council of the Republic will appoint the date of the meeting of the Parliament, which will consider issues of the election of the Prime Minister and agree on the candidacy of Vice-premiers. According to Mukhametshin, the issues the Parliament is ready to consider to the end of September.

The CEC of Tatarstan previously recognized Rustam Minnikhanov the winner on elections of the President of the Republic. Voted 2.3 million voters, that is, 94.4% of voters. The turnout was 84.2%.