Coordination Council for Compatriots’ Affairs under the President of the Republic of Tatarstan


The Coordination Council for Compatriots’ Affairs under the President of the Republic of Tatarstan has been established by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan No.UP-703 of 30 December 2009 with an aim to organise the interaction and coordination of activities between the State government bodies of the Republic of Tatarstan and other State authorities in exercising the powers in the field of relations with compatriots; to consider, with participation of territorial bodies of federal executive authorities and other concerned bodies and organisations, the issues of implementing the State policies of the Russian Federation in the territory of the Republic of Tatarstan with regard to compatriots, the issues of providing support to compatriots in economic and social spheres, as well as in the fields of culture, language and education, and to formulate proposals on these issues.

Coordination Council for Compatriots’ Affairs is a coordination and advisory body under the President of the Republic of Tatarstan.

Main objectives and functions of the Coordination Council are:

  • Considering the issues of implementing the State policies of the Russian Federation in the territory of the Republic of Tatarstan with regard to compatriots;
  • Considering the issues of providing support to compatriots in economic and social spheres, as well as in the fields of culture, language and education;
  • Formulating proposals on these issues for the President of the Republic of Tatarstan, the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan, the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Tatarstan, and addressed to the federal bodies of State power;
  • Providing the interaction and coordination of activities between the State government bodies of the Republic of Tatarstan and other State authorities in exercising the powers in the field of relations with compatriots;
  • Assuring the participation of territorial bodies of federal executive authorities and other concerned bodies and organisations in considering the issues in the field of relations with compatriots and formulating the proposals thereupon;
  • Preparing the proposals regarding the cooperation between the State government bodies of the Republic of Tatarstan and federal bodies of the State power and the State government bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation in the field of relations with compatriots;
  • Preparing the proposals regarding the information exchange between the State government bodies of the Republic of Tatarstan and other concerned bodies and organisations in the field of relations with compatriots;
  • Preparing the proposals regarding analysis, assessment and forecast of the current status of work with compatriots, and working out action plans for work with compatriots by the State government bodies of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  • Preparing the proposals regarding the organisation of meetings, conferences, seminars, round tables and other events promoting the implementation of the State policies of the Russian Federation in the territory of the Republic of Tatarstan with regard to compatriots, tackling the issues of rendering support to compatriots in economic and social spheres, as well as in the fields of culture, language and education.

Members of the Coordination Council are approved by the President of the Republic of Tatarstan.

The organisational and methodological support to the Coordination Council is provided by the Department for Foreign Relations under the President of the Republic of Tatarstan.

Chairman of the Coordination Council for Compatriots’ Affairs under the President of the Republic of Tatarstan is Farid Kh. Mukhametshin, Chairman of the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan.