On October 3, Tatarstan State Counsellor, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Revival Regional Foundation Mintimer Shaimiev, Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Volga Federal District Igor Komarov and Governor of Ulyanovsk region Sergey Morozov together with Chief federal inspector in the Republic of Tatarstan Renat Timerzyanov visited Bolgar Historical and Archaeological Complex.
New Head of Spassk region of the republic Farkhat Mukhametov and Director of Bolgar Museum-Reserve Ramil Ziganshin met guests traditionally with chak-chak and bread and salt.
Shaimiev invited guests to the complex of the Bolgar Islamic Academy, which has started the third academic year in September this year. Chairman of the Spiritual Muslim Administration of Tatarstan Kamil Samigullin and rector of the Bolgar Islamic Academy Daniyal Abdrakhmanov introduced the guests the activities of the academy, which trains the intellectual elite of the Muslim ummah of the country - masters and doctors of Islamic theology.
The guests looked around classrooms, a library, a prayer hall, a museum, a residential building, and visited a multifunctional hall - an amphitheater.
They also visited the complex of the White Mosque and had a tour about the Bolgar Historical and Archaeological complex. The guests visited the Museum of Bulgarian Civilization and an exhibition dedicated to the results of the contest of school drawings and poems about Bolgar and Sviyazhsk.
Komarov and Morozov presented memorable gifts to the Museum-Reserve and left feedbacks in the guest book.
The tour ended with a visit to the Kol Gali Resort & Spa Hotel Complex.