Biography of Rustem KhamitovRustem Zakievich Khamitov - Head of the Republic of Bashkortostan since 2010, in the past - Deputy Chairman of RusHydro, Head of the Federal Agency for Water Resources. He has a doctorate degree in technical sciences.
Head of the Republic of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov
The family of Rustem KhamitovThe father of Rustem Khamitov, Zaki Salimovich, who passed away in 1993, was an honored engineer of the Republic of Bashkortostan, later became dean of the Bashkir Agricultural Institute, and had a doctorate in technical sciences. Mother, Raisa Siniyatulovna, worked as a mathematics teacher at school. Khamitov has a younger brother - Rashid, he works as a driver in Ufa.
Rustem Khamitov with brother Rashid
Childhood and youth of Rustem KhamitovIn 1971, Khamitov graduated from Ufa Secondary School No. 115, about which he spoke extremely warmly later. Teachers called him one of the most conscientious students: only one four got into his certificate - in English, and in all other subjects there were solid fives.
Schoolboy Rustem Khamitov (right) on a ski trip
Rustem Khamitov: school photo
Beginning of the labor journey of Rustem KhamitovAfter graduating from Baumanka, Khamitov worked for ten years at the Ufa Engine Industrial Association. He came there as an assistant master, and then he was promoted to master and worked in this position until 1978.
Rustem Khamitov: “I remember the years at the factory as the best in life”
Scientific career of Rustem KhamitovIn 1978, Khamitov decided that he wanted to continue his scientific activity in his specialty, after which he got a job as an engineer at the Ufa Aviation Institute, soon he was promoted to a junior, and then a senior research fellow.
Rustem Khamitov - student "Baumanki"
Fate favored Khamitov and further - in 1988, Rustem Zakievich became the head of the research and production department of the Eastern branch of the All-Union Research Institute, which was engaged in the construction of main pipelines. Later, he defended his thesis and, over the years, his doctoral thesis (his specialty is automated control systems).
Rustem Khamitov: “There are no excuses for poor performance”
Rustem Khamitov - politicianThe political career of Rustem Khamitov began in the late 80s, during the Perestroika period. A young man with an active lifestyle, constantly issuing new ideas, was noticed “above,” and in 1990 he was elected to the position of people's deputy of the Supreme Council of the Bashkir ASSR.
Rustem Khamitov came to politics in 1990
In 1993, Khamitov resigned deputy powers and during the year served as director of the Bashkortostan Institute of Applied Ecology and Nature Management.
In 1994, Khamitov became the regional Minister of the Environment. Since 1996, he began to oversee the fight against emergencies. Three years later, he was invited to the Federal Emergencies Ministry, and in 2000 he was offered the post of federal inspector in the office of the presidential envoy in the Volga Federal District, Sergei Kiriyenko. Two years later, he was promoted to. Deputy Plenipotentiary, in charge of inter-ethnic and interfaith relations at the regional level, coordinated the activities of services of the Ministry of Emergency Situations.
Rustem Khamitov meeting with Vladimir Putin
A year later, Rustem Khamitov took the place of the head in Rosvodresources, being subordinate to the Federal Ministry of Natural Resources. He held this position until May 2009, until he resigned from the wording “transition to another job”.
2005: Rustem Khamitov - Head of Rosvodresursy
Rustem Khamitov as head of BashkortostanIn July 2010, ex-president of the Republic of Bashkortostan Murtaza Rakhimov resigned. President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev appointed Khamitov as temporary president of Bashkortostan. The State Assembly of Bashkiria supported Khamitov’s candidacy, after which on July 15, 2010, he officially assumed the new position.
Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov in his office
Inauguration of Rustem Khamitov
Personal life of Rustem KhamitovWith his future wife, Gulshat Khamitova (nee Gafurova), Rustem Zakievich met at a young age - their fathers had been friends since school years.For many years, the wife of the head of Bashkortostan has been working as a functional diagnostics doctor.
Friendly family of Rustem Khamitov (in the top row, with the spouse and child)
Rustem Khamitov with his wife and children
Rustem Khamitov sings with a guitar
Rustem Khamitov todayContinuing to occupy the responsible position of the head of the republic, Khamitov actively travels around Bashkortostan, he is interested in the affairs of various industries. He tries to popularize the sport among young people, he loves football, he is a fan of the Ufa club and, if possible, he communicates with the players.
It was Rustem Khamitov who led the "big" football to Ufa
The head of Bashkortostan attracts investments from other regions of Russia, in particular, in May 2016, he met with the general director of the Chelyabinsk holding "Sigma" Alexander Mahrov. They discussed the possibility of expanding the plant for the production of sunflower oil in Chishma and the construction of new similar enterprises.