Rustem Khamitov sworn an oath of allegiance to the people of Bashkortostan
UFA, 25 September 2014. /Bashinform News Agency, Catherine Sokolova/.
On September 25, Rustem Khamitov took the office of the presidency of Bashkortostan. The inauguration took place in the House of the State Assembly — Kurultay RB. 81.71 percent of voters casted their votes for the president in office of Bashkortostan at the elections.
During the ceremony, the head of the region took the oath of office, the text of which was stipulated in the republican Constitution.
“I do swear that in exercising the powers of the President of the Republic of Bashkortostan I will faithfully serve the multinational people of the Republic of Bashkortostan, strengthen and defend its statehood, obey the Constitution of the Russian Federation and the Constitution of the Republic of Bashkortostan, I will guarantee human and civil rights and freedoms,” the President of the republic Rustem Khamitov said.
Rustem Khamitov took the oath in two official languages of the republic — Russian and Bashkir. According to Konstantin Tolkatchev, the Chairman of the State Assembly — Kurultay RB, from this moment the head of the region officially took the office of the presidency.
The ceremony was attended by deputies of the State Assembly — Kurultay RB, members of the Government of Bashkortostan, the judges of the Constitutional, Arbitration and the Supreme Court, representatives of labour collectives and public organizations.