October 03, 2019
The new chairman of the National Cultural Autonomy (NCA) of the Siberian Tatars and Tatars of the Tyumen region became host of the Tatar programs “Yana Sulysh” on the channel “Tyumen Time” Leysan Rakhmatullina. The former chairman, a former deputy of the Tyumen City Duma, Rishad Ziganshin, left this post “due to age,” said State Duma deputy Ernest Valeev, who was present at the election of the autonomy council, told Znak.com.
“Leysan Rakhmatullina became chairman – her candidacy was chosen unanimously. It was proposed by Rishad Ziganshin himself. Under the motto that you need to rejuvenate administartion that it is already at years old. But she has been elected unanimously, all members of the council voted for it, representatives of the national-cultural autonomies of Tyumen, Tobolsk, Yarkovsky, Yalutorvsky regions spoke in support of it, ”said Valeev.
The council of national-cultural autonomy included 35 people. Valeev did not specify their surnames. And they also changed title to the National-Cultural Autonomy of the Tatars of the Tyumen region.