Tuktarov replaced Akzhigitova as head of the Tatar autonomy of the Penza region
August 3, 1 2018
Chairman of the Board of the Charity Fund “Siyaniye (Shining)”,e head of the LDPR faction in the Penza City Council, Zhigansha Tuktarov replaced Bakir Akzhigitov as head of the regional Tatar national-cultural autonomy.
According to Zhigansha Tuktarov, Bakir Akzhigitov’s statement about the resignation of his own will was considered at a meeting of the executive committee of the public organization on Friday, August 10; on the same day the election of a new chairman took place.
He specified that the previous head of the autonomy remained in the executive committee and joined the presidium.
“I thank all those participating for the high trust, I look forward to the help and support of those who are not indifferent to our original Tatar culture, faith, customs of ancestors, language, songs, dances. I hope for cooperation with all Tatar social and religious organizations, regional national autonomies. Together we are power! “- wrote Zhigansha Tuktarov on his Facebook page.