Rustam Minnikhanov handed the awards of the fallen participants of the Great Patriotic War to their relatives
dedicated to the 76th anniversary of the victory in the Great
Patriotic War was held at the Opera and Ballet Theater named after M.Jalil. It
was attended by veterans of the Great Patriotic War, home front workers and
relatives of the fallen. During the ceremony, Rustam Minnikhanov handed the
awards of the fallen heroes of the Great Patriotic War to their relatives. The commemorative
event was also attended by Tatarstan Prime Minister Alexey Pesoshin, Chair of
Tatarstan State Council Farid Mukhametshin, Chief of Staff of Tatarstan
President Asgat Safarov and Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin.
the audience, Rustam Minnikhanov emphasized that the Victory Day is a special
holiday. “Every family remembers and honors its heroes. Their names will always
remain in our hearts. We will tell our children, grandchildren, and
great-grandchildren about their feat,”- he said. The President noted that the
path to victory was long and hard. Hundreds of thousands of Tatarstan citizens lost
their lives in the sake of peace and did not return from the battlefields. The
participants of the event paid tribute to the perished by a minute of silence.
Minnikhanov added that the labor feats of the people of Tatarstan deserve
special attention: “The workers of factories and plants had spared no effort
and worked at their looms around the clock, the village workers sent millions
of tons of food to the front, doctors and nurses saved the lives of hundreds of
thousands of warriors. Representatives of the academic and artistic communities
also made an invaluable contribution to the victory.”
veterans, Rustam Minnikhanov sincerely thanked them for the Victory, heroism and
labor feat in the name of the Homeland and future generations. “I sincerely
wish you and your families wellbeing, longevity, happiness and all the very
best!”- Tatarstan President added.
Minnikhanov handed the award documents to the relatives of the fallen
participants of the Great Patriotic War.