Russia, Gudermes/ Trend , corr. R. Aghayev/ Today, on April 5, 2007, the solemn ceremony of inauguration of Mr. Ramzan Kadyrov, the new President of Chechen Republic of Russia. As Trend Special Corresponding reports from Chechnya, the official arrangement was held in the out-of-town residence of the Chechen President located in the Eastern Chechen Town of Gudermes.
The new Head of Chechen Republic solemnly took the oath in Russia in accordance with Article 64 of the Constitution of Chechen Republic of Russia. "I solemnly swear respect, protect the rights and freedoms of the human and citizen, defend the rights of the multinational people of Chechen Republic of Russian Federation, and faithfully and loyally serve to these people, Protect the Constitution of Chechen Republic during my performing the authorities of the President of Chechen Republic," stated Mr. Kadyrov. He also said that Chechnya would be a part of Russia, and would never leave this path.
Different top-ranking officials of Russian State Bodies and Chechen Republic itself, representatives of different organizations, enterprises, institutions, and clergy have arrived in Chechnya to congratulate the new Chechen President on taking the new post. A total of 1500 guests, representing different Russian regions and CIS countries took part in the event.
During the ceremony of inauguration, the letter of congratulations in the name of Russian President, Vladimir Putin, was read. Dmitry Kozak, the Plenipotentiary Representative of the Russian President to the South Federal Okrug (Region), gave a speech during the event, and then presented the Presidential Standard, Certificate of the President of Chechen Republic of Russian Federation, and Certificate of a Member of the State Council of Russian Federation to the new Chechen President, Ramzan Kadyrov.
The ceremony of inauguration of the new Chechen President will be continued with the concert of different artists representing different Russian regions.