Ildar Khalikov unveils the Monument to home front workers
20 October 2011, Thursday
An official unveiling of the Monument to home front workers was held today in Leninogorsk town. Acting President of Tatarstan Ildar Khalikov took part in an event.
The local veterans’ association initiated the monument establishment. The contest for the best monument design was announced a year ago. The local Leninogorsk artist Vladimir Stepanov became a winner.
The funds for construction were collected due to the efforts of the whole region. Labor teams of enterprises, students, schoolchildren, administration made their contribution. Thus, in a year the monument was established in the Walk of Heroes of the Soviet Union.
Acting President of Tatarstan Ildar Khalikov marked that he visits Leninogorsk for the second time to take part in unveiling the monument. The monument to full Cavaliers of the Order of Glory was opened last year.
“But this very monument is a special one. The young and women had to serve for the Army working at factories and fields. I make a profound bow, dear home front workers”, Ildar Khalikov said expressing thanks to everyone who had made contribution into the monument’s construction and mentioned about opening of new memorials in the nearest time.
Acting RT President granted awards to the people who created the monument and unveiled it together with the Head of Leninogorsk region Ryagat Khusainov.
On May 25, speaking at a video-conference held by Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov with the participation of all municipal regions of the republic and Tatarstan Prime Minister Aleksey Pesoshin, Minister of Agriculture and Food of the republic Marat Akhmetov reported that the sowing of main spring crops is almost complete in Tatarstan.
On May 24, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov, Russian Minister of Education Olga Vasilieva and other officials will take part in the closing ceremony of the 7th Young Professionals (WorldSkills Russia) National Competition broadcast online on Tatarstan Official website.
On May 22, during his working visit to Tatarstan, Member of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, Member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China Wang Yang together with Prime Minister of the republic Aleksey Pesoshin visited the Kazan Helicopter Plant.