Turkey and Tatarstan: warming in relations

On December 7, the Head of Tatarstan Investment Development Agency Taliya Minullina took part in Tatarstan-Turkey business forum, which was held at the Kazan City Hall.

   The Forum was held in the framework of the visit of Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yildirm to the Republic of Tatarstan. Turkish Minister of Economy Nihat Zeybekci and Vice President of the Committe on foreign economic relations Mithat Yenigun are among Turkish delegation.

   At the Forum, Taliya Minullina made a presentation of Tatarstan under the motto "Tatarstan is a territory of opportunities". The Head of Tatarstan Investment Development Agency told about successful experience  in development of the region, showed investment and economic potential of the Republic, all the diversity of products manufactured by Turkish investors.

   At special exhibition, representatives of management of Tatarstan made a speech on the situation with agriculture, petrochemistry, transport and tourism. The Chief of SEZ "Alabuga" presented the development perspective of free economic zone, the Minister of Informatization and Communication provided details concerning the city of Innopolis, the economy of which is based on high-tech industries. The territory of advanced socio-economic development "Naberezhnye Chelny" was also presented.

   At the Forum, the representatives of two Republics exchanged their views on strengthening cooperation and increasing turnover. While greeting German guests, the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov noted that today Turkey is a time-honored partner of Tatarstan. The President stated that the political situation between Russia and Turkey turned to normal now and it is necessary to continue cooperation.

   The delegation of the Republic of Turkey aroused high appreciation of the hospitality and expressed the hope to see the greater joint cooperation with Tatarstan.

   "Our primary goal is to provide investors with comfortable conditions and established partnership for years to come. Today, over one and a half billion dollars is already invested by Turkey. But we don’t stop there, moving steadily forward! Türkiye'ye gelecek ziyaretimizde görüşmek üzere*,» - Taliya Minullina said

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*trans. - See you during the forthcoming visit in Turkey this year.
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