Kyrgyzstanis have opened a multicultural center in Moscow. Patronage over him was taken by her government in the person of the Federal Migration Service.
According to the head of the center, Gulnara Bolotbekova, initially there was an idea to open a center for Kyrgyz migrants, but the Russian side received a proposal to make a platform for all ethnic groups and create conditions for the implementation of joint projects.
The opening ceremony was attended by representatives of the Moscow government, the youth parliament under the State Duma of the Russian Federation, the international organization “Heirs of Victory”, the leaders of the Tajik diaspora, representatives of the embassies.
According to Tatyana Dmitrieva, head of the department for work with national communities of the Federal Migration Service of the Russian Federation in Moscow, there has never been such a project in Moscow.
“The name alone, that it is multicultural, inspires hope. The main goal of the entire integration project is agreement between the various ethnic groups living in Russia. The center is full of various projects, and I see that the leaders have many plans, we are ready to provide ideological and informational support, ”said Tatyana Dmitrieva.
The project is a pilot, in the future the same will open in all districts of Moscow. Currently, the center has several directions: a handicraft workshop, language courses for migrants, and a recording studio will open.
According to Elena Erakina, Chair of the Committee on International Affairs and Eurasian Integration of the Youth Parliament under the State Duma of the Russian Federation, the topic of the Eurasian dialogue is now actively developing, “and the opening of such a center will serve as a consolidating factor for all countries of the former Soviet space.” “I think that we will involve representatives of this center as experts in legislative activities and in the discussion of various projects and programs,” she said.