President of Tatarstan has thanked guests for the support to the Republic. “I sincerely wish you always to have the ability of supporting the republic of Tatarstan,” – he said.

The concert was also attended by Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan, the plenipotentiary representative of the Republic of Tatarstan in Russia Ravil Akhmetshin, Metropolitan of Kazan and Tatarstan Theophane. A musician Bari Alibasov was among the guests. The representatives of the Presidential Administration, ministries and departments, the representatives of diplomatic corps from more than fifty foreign countries, business partners of the Republic, and members of the “Association of the community of Tatarstan” which was created in Moscow were invited at the gala concert.

The Moscow Mayor's Office was represented by the Deputy Mayor of Moscow in Moscow government on urban policy and the construction of Marat Khusnullin. He has read out a greeting from the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin and congratulated with the Republic Day.

As part of the concert the exhibition “I rush into eternity: G. Tukai and his heritage” and an exhibition of products of national art crafts were organized.

The event was intended to emphasize the relations of friendship, harmony and mutual respect of the peoples of Russia and close socio-economic and cultural ties between the regions.

During the concert, Rustam Minnikhanov has handed the state awards of the RT to the most active and distinguished representatives of the Tatar community in Moscow. In particular, it was gratifying letters of the President of Tatarstan, the Mayor of Moscow and other awards.

In particular, the Order “For Services to the Republic of Tatarstan” was given to a native of Tatarstan – Marat Khusnullin, who is now occupying the position of Deputy Mayor for the urban policy and the construction.