On the eve of the Victory Day in the Great Patriotic War, a solemn event “We will honour your feat forever…” was held in the Bolgar Islamic Academy, attended by the staff and students of the Academy.

The participants were welcomed by Ildar Salakhov, head of the Academy Staff, and Ilfat Valiullin, deputy commander of the 1st operational company of the Special Purposes Mobile Unit (SPMU) of the Rosgvardia Administration in the Republic of Tatarstan. The students also watched a video prepared by the staff of the Public relations and media relations department which was dedicated to the family members of the Academy employees who took part in the Great Patriotic War.

2nd year Masters students Magomed Ramazanov and Shamil Lirov shared the memories of their great-grandfathers who defended their homeland from fascism.

After a moment of silence in memory of all the soldiers who fell in the battles of the Great Patriotic War, a flower-laying ceremony was organized at the memorial “Avenue of heroes”. It was attended by staff, teachers, guests and students of the Academy. Members of the Children’s Duma Municipal Budgetary Educational Institution for Children’s Creativity House of the Spassky Municipal District of the Republic of Tatarstan presented ribbons of Saint George to the participants of the event.

The day before, employees and master’s students of the Bolgar Islamic Academy took part in the cleaning of the territory of the monument-memorial “Avenue of Heroes” in the city of Bolgar. The event was held in preparation for the celebration of Victory Day in the Great Patriotic War in cooperation with the Executive Committee of the Municipal Formation “Bolgar City” of Spassky District of the Republic of Tatarstan.

Alevtina Kostina, head of the executive committee, thanked the students of the Academy for their assistance and invited them to the Victory Parade, which took place on May 9 on the Central Square in Bolgar.