The historian, a member of the National Council of the World Congress of Tatars, Iskander Gilyazov, announced this at the presentation of the Strategy of the Tatar people to general public. The event took place today in Arsk. According to Iskander Gilyazov, the development of a strategic document defining the vectors of development of the Tatar people, which began last year, is an indicator of the maturity of the Tatars as a nation.
“We are the Tatar people, now we are facing a serious and responsible step. We are thinking about how to preserve the Tatar identity, the environment in the most difficult time for us. The document presented today is just a sketch, a reasoning. We would like each Tatar to contribute to its improvement, ”said Iskander Gilyazov, a member of the working group on development of the Strategy of the Tatar people, director of the Institute of Tatar Encyclopedia and Local History of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences.
According to the historian, before Tatar children living in the city, could be for one summer sent to the village, taught the Tatar language. Today, this model has been destroyed. The development of a strategic document awakens hope, said Iskander Gilyazov.