20.04.2018

Less than a month left before the anniversary summit "Russia - Islamic World"

Less than a month left before the anniversary summit "Russia - Islamic World"

On May 10-12, International Economic Summit "Russia - Islamic world: Kazan Summit" will be held in Kazan.

For ten years, this site in Kazan gathers representatives of international organizations, public authorities, financial institutes, embassies, parliamentarians, leading investors and businessmen, top-managers of Russian and foreign companies. The summit has proved itself as a successful business platform for establishment of new contacts, as well as a tool for the presentation of economic opportunities and investment potential of our country.

By the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov was appointed Chairman of the Group of strategic vision “Russia – Islamic world”. In the frames of the activities of the group, KazanSummit 2018 is prepared by Tatarstan Investment Development Agency.

The key-topic of KazanSummit 2018 is "Halal Lifestyle".

At the jubilee Summit, new thematic sessions as well as traditional panels, such as Kazan Youth Entrepreneurship Forum, Conference of Youth Diplomats and Sberbank Business Breakfast are planned. In addition, business program of the Summit will cover such topics as Islamic Finance and Partner Banking, IT startups, blockchain technology, export, social responsibility of business, public diplomacy and others. 

In modern realities and rapidly changing international processes, the countries have to look for reliable economic partners. Owing to the changing political course of the Russian Federation, the cooperation with Islamic countries seems to be increasingly promising. The Summit will serve as an effective platform to find new clients and business partners, demonstrate investment potential and economic opportunities of the Russian entities.

Secretary General of Organization of Islamic Cooperation Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen, Minister of Economy of the United Arab Emirates Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy of the Republic of Turkey Nihat Zeybekci, Minister of Commerce and Investment of Saudi Arabia Majid bin Abdullah Al Qasabi, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Mikhail Bogdanov, Chairman of "Emaar Properties" (UAE) Mohamed Alabbar, The Lord Sheikh of the House of Lords of the Parlament of the UK Mohamed Iltaf Sheikh, Ambassador-at-Large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia Konstantin Shuvalov, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre Abdulla Mohammed Al Awar, Head of the Federal Agency for Tourism "Rosturizm" Oleg Safonov, Group CEO of Dubai Islamic Bank Adnan Chilwan, CEO of  Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre Dawood Al Shezawi, Chairman of "Vnesheconombank" Sergey Gorkov, Vice President of the Islamic Development Bank Zamir Iqbal, as well as representatives of 20 diplomatic missions, largest state corporations and many others are among honored guests who confirmed their participation.

Registration for the jubilee summit "Russia - Islamic World" is available at the official website of the event www.kazansummit.com.

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