Alexander Ivanovich Plotnikov, as well as the head of the department for non-profit organizations, met with Metropolitan Tikhon.
The main issue that needed to be discussed was the prospects for participation in the Public Council of the Head of the Novosibirsk Metropolis. The Public Council is located at the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Justice of the Novosibirsk Region. In addition, there was a discussion of compliance with applicable laws by regional parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church, as well as issues of annual reporting on the activities of parishes.
The Public Council under the Main Directorate should include representatives of various public, scientific, human rights organizations, as well as creative associations, religious organizations registered in the region should also participate in the Public Council of the Novosibirsk Region. The main direction of the council should be to increase the efficiency of the territorial body of the Ministry of Justice of the Novosibirsk region. In addition, it is necessary to inform citizens about the events of the public life of the region, by joint efforts to improve the legal culture of citizens. Assist in matters of legal protection for residents of the Novosibirsk region. Some community initiatives are worth a direct discussion. This is precisely the direction of activity before the Public Council.