09 October 2012, Tuesday, 15:12
author: Marina Schumilova | photo: Andre Starostin
Within the frames of celebration of the Republic Day on October 9 the President of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov, the Chairman of the State Council RB Constantine Tolkachev and the Prime-Minister of the Government RB Azamat Ilimbetov laid flowers to the Friendship Monument in Ufa.
The head of Ufa administration Irek Yalalov and other top officials were present at the solemn ceremony.
The Friendship Monument was erected in the honor of the 400th anniversary of Bashkortostan’s voluntary joining Russia. It has already become a good tradition in Ufa to start celebration of the Republic Day with flower-laying ceremony to this monument.