Farid Mukhametshin

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Farid Mukhametshin
Prime Minister of Tatarstan
In office
January 16, 1995 – May 28, 1998
President Mintimer Shaimiev
Preceded by Mukhammat Sabirov
Succeeded by Rustam Minnikhanov
Personal details
Born May 22, 1947
Almetyevsk, Tatar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, Russia, USSR

Farid Khayrullovich Mukhametshin (also Farit Mokhametshin; Tatar: Cyrillic Фәрит Хәйрулла улы Мөхәммәтшин, Latin Färit Xäyrulla uğlı Möxämmätşin; Russian Фарид Хайруллович Мухаметшин; born May 22, 1947 in Almetyevsk, TASSR) is a Tatarstan statesman and the former Prime Minister of Tatarstan. He is an ethnic Tatar.

He was elected in March 1994 to the upper chamber of the Federal Assembly of Russia.[1]

He was Chairman of the Supreme Council and State Council of Tatarstan Republic July 1991–January 1995 and is the current Chairman of the State Council of Tatarstan Republic since May 27, 1998.


  1. ^ Waller, Michael (1998). Conflicting Loyalties and the State in Post-Soviet Russia and Eurasia. London: F. Cass. p. 140. ISBN 0-7146-4882-5. 
Preceded by
Moxammat Sabirov
Prime Minister of Tatarstan
January 17, 1995 – May 27, 1998
Succeeded by
Mintimer Shaeymiev (acting)