Bolgar historical and archeological complex included in UNESCO World Heritage List
23 June 2014, Monday
On June 23, at the 38th session of UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Doha (Qatar) chaired by Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the decision was made about inclusion of Bolgar historical and archeological complex included in UNESCO World Heritage List. It was the 1002nd objects in the List.
Members of UNESCO World Heritage Committee are Algeria, Germany, India, Qatar, Colombia, Malaysia, Senegal, Serbia, Japan, Vietnam, Kazakhstan, Korea, Lebanon, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Turkey, Philippines, Finland, Croatia, and Jamaica.
Advisor of Russia's Permanent Representative to UNESCO in Paris Konstantin Volkov, Tatarstan delegation led by Aide to Tatarstan President on social issues, CEO of Regional Foundation of the Revival of Historical and Cultural Monuments Tatyana Larionova took part in the session.
Tatarstan Minister of Culture Airat Sibagatullin, Head of Spassky region Kamil Nugaev, Director of Russian Research Institute of Cultural and Natural Heritage named after D.S.Likhachev Pavel Yudin, Head of Volga Branch of UNESCO Department for preservation of urban and architectural monuments Rafael Valeev were on Tatarstan delegation.
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On June 11, speaking at a meeting in the Government House of the republic, Head of Tatarstan Investment Development Agency Taliya Minullina said that Tatarstan signed 31 agreements at the total amount of 75 billion roubles at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
On June 11, speaking at a briefing at the Government House of the republic, Minister of Industry and Trade of the republic Albert Karimov told reporters that a representative office of Tatarstan is to open in Leipzig (Germany) until autumn.
On June 11, speaking at a meeting in the Government House of the republic, Deputy Minister of Economy Indira Kireeva said that Tatarstan Government will strive for the first place in the National Rating of the Investment Climate among Russian regions.