The Republican Women's Forum "Our strength is in unity, our wealth is in diversity", dedicated to the 100-year milestone anniversary of founding of Dagestan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic has taken place in the concert hall of the House of Friendship in Makhchkala.
The event was organized by the Ministry for National Policy and Religious Affairs of Dagestan in cooperation with the public organization "Union of Women of Dagestan". The forum brought together the women from all over the region to discuss the possibilities of using the potential of women for successful socio-economic development, as well as the further development of the women's movement in Dagestan.
The Forum opened with a screening of film created by journalists of the State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company Dagestan. A film is about the fate and activities of outstanding women as well as their significant role in the flourishing of Dagestan.
The chairperson of the regional Women’s Union Intizar Mamutaeva noted the enormous contribution of Dagestani women to the development of the republic. “The women of Dagestan have made a glorious page in the formation and development of the Republic. They deserve great memory of their descendants. We want to create an Encyclopedia of Dagestan women, which our Republic can be proud of”.
The acting Minister for National Policy and Religious Affairs RD Enrik Muslimov in his welcoming speech expressed gratitude to the women of Dagestan and emphasized the important role of women in preserving traditions, the development of spiritual and moral principles of the peoples of Dagestan. Following the Forum, the central square of Makhachkala hosted a colorful festival of women's scarves and training master classes. At the end of the event, a concert with participation of the Lezginka State Ensemble was held.