The solemn event in honor of the 141st anniversary of the establishment of a single penitentiary department in our country and the Day of the Penitentiary Service was held in the Kazan cultural and leisure complex named after I.V. Lenin. Employees and veterans of units and the FSIN Directorate of Russia in the Republic of Tatarstan attended the holiday.
Among the guests of honor are the Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan Aleksey Pesoshin, the Assistant to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan Daufit Hamadishin, the Commissioner for Human Rights in the region, Saria Saburskaya, representatives of the leadership of republican ministries and departments, public and human rights organizations, and major religious denominations. In particular, the leaders of the “Yardem” National Islamic Charitable Foundation — the chairman of the Board of the foundation, Ildar Hazrat Bayazitov, and the president of the foundation, Ilham Ismagilov, took part in the ceremony.
Before the start of the festive event, guests had the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the exposition of products manufactured by the production sector of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia in the Republic of Tatarstan, as well as with a thematic art exhibition dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War and the 100th anniversary of the founding of the TASSR.
Alexey Pesoshin, on behalf of the leadership of the Republic of Tatarstan, congratulated those present on the Day of the Russian penitentiary system employee, wished the employees and veterans of the department health, optimism, well-being, success in service for the good of the Fatherland.
The Head of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Tatarstan also presented state awards of the Republic of Tatarstan to the most distinguished employees and veterans of the industry (medal “For Valiant Labor”, Thanks from the President of the Republic of Tatarstan, badge “For Merits in Strengthening the Law and Order”, Thanks from the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Tatarstan).
The head of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia for the Republic of Tatarstan Eduard Khialeev also delivered a congratulatory speech to colleagues and guests of the holiday.
- The tasks performed by the penitentiary service have their own specifics and are at the junction of the activities of various social institutions. Today, in the penal system, much attention is paid to educational work, spiritual, educational, medical aspects and re-socialization, ”said the head of the regional Federal Penitentiary Service.
- In recent years, our country has been consistently pursuing a course towards the humanization of the execution of sentences, the observance of the rule of law and human rights, decent conditions have been created for the maintenance of citizens convicted to imprisonment, as well as for the execution of other types of criminal sentences. Stable work of correctional institutions in all areas of activity was ensured. And this is done not by a faceless system, but by specific people. At the same time, increased demands are placed on every employee, on his professional, moral and business qualities,” said Eduard Khialeev.
- The experience of our veterans is invaluable. I express my warmest words of gratitude for the fact that you have created a solid foundation of the penal system and for continuing to work for the good of society today: transferring your precious knowledge, instilling in young employees a sense of pride in service and intolerant attitude towards violators of discipline and law - the head of the UFSIN addressed veterans of the department.
After congratulations, Eduard Khialeev solemnly handed departmental awards to distinguished employees.
Also, with the blessing of the Metropolitan of Kazan and Tatarstan Theophanes, the vicar of the Kazan diocese, Bishop Innokenty of Elabuga, attended the festive event. The clergyman announced the congratulation of the head of the Tatarstan Metropolis on the Day of the Penitentiary System Worker and awarded Eduard Khialeev and the head of the operational department of the Federal Penitentiary Service Ruslan Khaziev with the diocesan medal of St. Guriy, Archbishop of Kazan, III degree.
On behalf of the Mufti of the Republic of Tatarstan Kamil Samigullin and the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of the region of the UIS, the adviser to the Mufti on social issues and a member of the Public Supervisory Commission of the Republic of Tatarstan, Ildar Hazrat Bayazitov, congratulated the UIS workers. For fruitful cooperation, he presented awards to the deputy heads of IK-2 and IK-5 Andrei Mityushkin and Sergey Kornishin, respectively.
Today in the penal system of the Republic of Tatarstan, more than 4 thousand employees are serving and working in civilian jobs. These are specialists in various fields: lawyers, economists, energy specialists, agricultural specialists, teachers, doctors, psychologists and many others. This is a large, friendly, professional team in which the best traditions of mentoring, continuity, and training of qualified personnel are preserved.
The official part of the festive event was continued by the concert numbers of city and republican groups, as well as talents from among the employees of the department. The special guest of the celebration was the People's Artist of Tatarstan and Honored Artist of Russia Salavat Fatkhetdinov. He performed everyone’s favorite compositions from his repertoire and congratulated the audience on their professional holiday.
Solemn events, timed to coincide with the Day of the penal correction system, were also held in all units of the Federal Penitentiary Service of the region.
According to the press service of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia in the Republic of Tatarstan.