The X meeting of the Executive Committee of the World Congress of the Crimean Tatars was held in Kyiv on October 28
World Congress of the Crimean Tatars is a structure that united the Crimean Tatars living in the historic homeland, in the Crimea, and the Crimean Tatar diasporas from around the world.
Such meetings are always a joyful occasion to see each other.
This time, the Deputy Chairs of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Ilmi Umerov and Akhtem Chiygoz who were released the day before, could join the meeting
“Everything we do is for our motherland and people ... It does not matter where we live, our homeland is the Crimea. And no matter how scattered we were around the world, we must do everything for it," Akhtem Chiygoz said in his opening remarks.
Ilmi Umerov, in his turn, wished everyone fruitful work
The Chairman of the Congress, the Head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Refat Chubarov and the leader of the Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Dzhemilev
By tradition, the meeting began with a report on the activity of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people and the Crimean Tatar diasporas from different countries of the world over a three-month period.
Member of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Gayana Yuksel
One of the important results of the work was the creation of a class with the Crimean Tatar language of education in Novoaleksiivka, as well as the Crimean Tatar group in the kindergarten.
Moreover, the work on drafting of amendments and additions to Section X of the Constitution of Ukraine concerning the creation of the Crimean Tatar Autonomy reached the final stage.
Particular attention was paid to the situation with human rights of the Crimean Tatar people in the occupied Crimea.
Member of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Eskender Bariev
Chairman of the Association of Culture and Mutual Aid of the Crimean Tatars in Turkey Mükremin Şahin and the vice-president of the WCCT Lenur Islyamov
Namık Kemal Bayar, Secretary General of World Congress of Crimean Tatars
Member of the Coordination Council from Lithuania Adas Jakubauskas
The participants also discussed the organization of upcoming events in honor of the 100th anniversary of the First National Kurultai of the Crimean Tatar people.
For the first time these events will be held at the state level.
Head of the Audit Commission of the WCCT Enver Aydoğan
Mufti of the Spiritual Administration of the Muslims of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea Aider Rustemov