Putin will support the nomination Minnikhanov in elections of the head of Tatarstan

Putin will support the nomination of the head of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov for the next term in the September elections of the head of the Republic. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has declared on air of TV channel “Russia 24” during the bilateral meeting, which was held via video bridge Novo-Ogaryovo — Kazan.

At the same time Vladimir Putin stressed that Tatarstan is the leader among all regions of the Russian Federation on a number of indicators. The head of state added that in the merit of the Minnikhanov. Putin also thanked the Tatarstan President for his work and wished success in the next election period.

“contact will” — Minnikhanov has promised Putin.

Rustam Minnikhanov thanked the President for the confidence placed in him.

Putin and Minnikhanov discussed the celebration of Eid al-Adha in a pandemic coronavirus COVID-19. Putin and Minnikhanov, Tatarstan citizens not to gather in large groups and to refuse joint prayers that it was not the cause of one’s infection and suffering.

Minnikhanov formally assumed the office on September 18, 2015. He won the presidential elections in the region, gaining 94.4% of the votes. His closest rival in the election of Hafiz Mirgalimov from the Communist party received in the elections of 2.56%. Minnikhanov was represented in these elections, “United Russia”.

Until then, Rustam Minnikhanov, the Tatarstan state Council on 4 February 2010 was approved by the President of the Republic for a term of five years.