11 June 2010, Friday, 11:52

The first kurultay of Bashkir youth started working in Ufa

author: Elmira Sabirova

The first kurultay of Bashkir youth is opened today in the Congress-Hall within the frames of the III World Bashkir Kurultay (Congress) and more than 700 delegates from all towns and regions RB, Russian regions and foreign countries are taking part in its work.

The deputy Prime-Minister of Government RB, the Minister of culture and national politics RB Ildus Ilishev, the Minister of youth policy, sport and tourism RB Alexander Nikerin, the fourfold Paralympic champion Irek Zaripov and the chairman of the Youth Assembly of Russia's Nations "We are Russians!", the pro-rector of the CIS University Nazirjon Abdulganiev are taking part in the work of the youth kurultay too.

The aspects of national education, demography and other questions are under discussion in the course of today’s plenary session.  A new staff of the youth council under the World Bashkir Kurultay executive committee will be elected here – more than 40 people.