The Head of the Bashkortostan appointed Elina Vinerovna Gataullina the Executive Director of the Committee of the Republic of Bashkortostan for UNESCO on April 19. She previously worked as Deputy Chairman of the State Committee for Tourism.
The Committee of the Republic of Bashkortostan for UNESCO was established on November 25, 1998, by the Decree of the President RB. Ural Kilsenbaev, the Deputy Chief of Staff of the Head of Bashkortostan for Internal Policy, is the Chairman of the Committee.
The Committee includes prominent state and public figures in the field of education, science and culture, information and communication, youth organizations, representatives of leading enterprises, organizations, and business. For many years, Ulfat Yumaguzin was the Executive Director of the Committee of the Republic of Bashkortostan for UNESCO Affairs.