Head of the Republic of Karelia Sergey Katanandov met with the Minister of the republic on National Politics and Relations with Religious Associations Andrey Manin.
The Minister has told Sergey Katanandov about the day-to-day work and preliminary results of the year. Active policy of the Government of the republic in the sphere interethnic and interconfessional relations is fruitful. In this respect Karelia remains one of the most calm and stable regions. Number of the national and cultural organizations of citizens grows having reached the number of 54. Programs of tolerance promotion are implemented, showing of corresponding promos is organized on TV, tolerance lessons are taught at schools. The scale language program is being carried out, and national languages amy now be seen on street signboards and guide signs, bokkas are published in languages of indigenous peoples of Karelia.
Representatives of indigenous peoples of the republic are also members of governing bodies of representative international organizations.
Head of the Republic has approved activity of the ministry and has made a number of offers to increase efficiency of this work.
Press-secretary of the Head of the Republic of Karelia