MOSCOW, November 28. TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin will participate in the plenary session of the World Russian People's Council dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the founding of the organization.
The theme of the forum is "The Present and Future of the Russian World."
The event will be attended by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church and other traditional religious organizations of Russia, public figures, figures of science and culture, and government representatives.
For the last four years the head of state did not take part in the meetings of the Council, but sent greeting telegrams to its participants. In particular, in the last one he pointed out that the organization makes a huge, colossal contribution to the unity of society, to the preservation of spiritual and moral, family ideals and values, to the preservation of historical memory and identity, and to the education of young people.
World Russian People's Council
The World Russian People's Council was established and held its first meeting exactly 30 years ago, in 1993. This year, the Council will be held on November 27-28.
The events of the first day were organized in the area of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior. There were meetings on a number of directions: ideological, economic, demographic, educational, military, youth, international, charitable, migration policy and urban development.
The forthcoming plenary session will be held in the State Kremlin Palace. It will be chaired by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.