Rustem Khamitov announced 2018 as Family Year in Bashkortostan
UFA, 13 December 2017. /Bashinform News Agency/.
The year of 2018 is declared the Year of the Family in Bashkortostan. This was stated by the Head of the Republic Rustem Khamitov at a meeting of the Government of the region.
The Head of the Republic notes that more than half a million families with children live in Bashkortostan. Annually, about 10 billion rubles are allocated from the republican budget for their support. The experience of the republic in this part is also recognized at the federal level.
"In this regard, I propose to declare the year of 2018 as the Year of Family in our republic. Now, on my instructions, an appropriate decree is being prepared. This decision fully corresponds to the tasks of the Decade of Childhood, announced this year by the President of Russia, his recent decisions on strengthening state support measures for families with children", stressed Rustem Khamitov.
"The Government will be instructed to prepare a plan for the main activities of the Year of the Family, to involve relevant ministries and departments, district and city administrations, enterprises, and public associations in its implementation. We will organize and coordinate this multifaceted work together. It is important that the events of the Year of Family combine the efforts of the state, society and business to support and develop the institution of the family, to strengthen family values.
Recall that in Russia, the year of 2018 is declared the Year of Volunteering. According to Rustem Khamitov, these two areas — volunteering and family policy — will fit together and complement each other.