The EP was nominated Minnikhanov in elections of the head of Tatarstan

Tatarstan regional branch of the party "United Russia" has put forward the President of the Republic Rustam Minnikhanov candidate for the position of head of the Republic in the upcoming fall elections, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

"Majority of the votes of the delegates of the conference Rustam Minnikhanov nominated as a candidate for the office of President of the Republic of Tatarstan", - said the Chairman of the counting Commission of the conference of the Department on the results of the secret ballot.

Chairman of Tatarstan state Council, head of United Russia Tatarstan Farid Mukhametshin said that Minnikhanov received strong support of the conference and wished him great success.

"Thank you very much for your trust... we Will work for the good of our country, for the benefit of the Russian Federation", - thanked Minnikhanov. He noted that his decision to participate in the elections based on the results of collaborative work of national authorities and the support of the President of the country, and the basis of his program is based on the provisions of the strategy for socio-economic development of Tatarstan till 2030.

Earlier, the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has supported the nomination of the incumbent President of Tatarstan Minnikhanov as a candidate for the position of head of the Republic for the next term.

Election of the President of Tatarstan according to the decision of Parliament of Republic will take place on September 13.