On October 10, in the Kazan Kremlin, Tatarstan State Counsellor, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Revival Regional Foundation Mintimer Shaimiev had a meeting with Chief Editor of the Echo of Moscow radio station Alexey Venediktov.
Shaimiev introduced the exposition on the activities of the Revival Regional Foundation for the preservation of historical and cultural heritage to Venediktov and informed about the project “Cultural Heritage: the ancient city of Bolgar and the island town of Sviyazhsk” that ended in February and about other facilities of revival.
Chief Editor of the Echo of Moscow showed great interest in the process of the revival of ancient cities and the conversation gradually turned into his interview with Shaimiev. Venediktov promised to visit Bolgar and Sviyazhsk next year.
The meeting participants also discussed some topical issues in education.
Shaimiev thanked Venediktov and the staff of the radio station for We Speak Tatar programme, which has been broadcast on the Ekho of Moscow since last year.
Venediktov arrived in Kazan on the 15th anniversary of Echo of Moscow on Kazan air.