Rustam Minnikhanov hands over order “Of merits for the Republic of Tatarstan” to Mikhail Piotrovsky
20 November 2014, Thursday
On November 20, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov handed over the order “Of merits for the Republic of Tatarstan” to Director of State Hermitage Mikhail Piotrovsky at the Kazan Kremlin.
Welcoming Mikhail Piotrovsky, Rustam Minnikhanov noted that this year is special for Tatarstan, as Kazan Hermitage will celebrate 10-year anniversary.
“I am glad to hand over this order to such a great person. We always feel your support and we can do more together. Hermitage is a unique treasure of our country, and due our joint work not only residents of St. Petersburg can see works presented in the museum,” Rustam Minnikhanov said.
Mikhail Piotrovsky thanked Rustam Minnikhanov for the order and noted achievements of “Hermitage Kazan” center.
Mikhail Piotrovsky will also take part in opening of the exhibition “Results of all centuries. Russian art of historism of 1820-1890s” and deliver a lecture “Arabic studies and modern art”.
On February 16, at the Government House of the republic, speaking at a regional video-conference held by Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov with participation of all municipalities, Tatarstan Minister of Construction, Architecture, Housing and Utilities Irek Faizullin reported that as many as 936 apartment houses with a total area of 5.6 million square meters will be repaired in 42 municipal regions of the republic in 2019.
On February 13, speaking at a summing up meeting of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the republic, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov called the venue of the Kazan Expo International Exhibition Centre, where the meeting was held, an excellent exhibition centre.