October 2-3, 2013, Kazan, Russia
KAZANSUMMIT 2013: V International Summit on Economic Cooperation of the Russian Federation and OIC countries
Supported by: The Council of the Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation,
The Government of the Republic of Tatarstan of the Russian Federation
We hold the KAZANSUMMIT to show to the world business community our openness and readiness for dialogue with all concerned parties and to showcase the investment opportunities available in Tatarstan.
The President of the Republic of Tatarstan
H.E. Rustam Minnikhanov
Dear participants of the IV International Summit of Economic cooperation of Russia and the OIC countries,
On behalf of the Republic of Tatarstan, I would like to personally welcome you all to KAZANSUMMIT 2012.
For the fourth consecutive year, Kazan has the privilege to host this event, which brings together representatives of governmental authorities and financial institutions, governors of central banks and prominent business owners, international investors and high-profile analysts, experts, and scholars from OIC member countries, Russia, and the CIS. Each and every participant of KAZANSUMMIT is world-renowned for his or her work towards achieving global economic prosperity and sustainable economic growth.
KAZANSUMMIT aims to facilitate the promotion of economic relations between the Russian Federation, member countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), and the Islamic Development Bank. It is an undisputed fact that Tatarstan has already proven itself as a trusted destination where government officials, business owners, investors, and scholars meet. We have provided and will continue to enhance conditions ideal for dialogue concerning mutually beneficial cooperation between Russia and OIC countries.
I would like to express my sincere gratitude and appreciation to all participants and guests of KAZANSUMMIT for your contribution of knowledge and expertise. Together, we are leading the way forward, further developing the world economy and enhancing it with groundbreaking solutions and ideas.
I have no doubt that this year’s KAZANSUMMIT, as it has done in years past, will continue to yield quality, fruitful results of the highest caliber.
I very much look forward to seeing you all in Kazan.
Best Regards,Rustam Minnikhanov
President of the Republic of Tatarsan
Welcome from the President
of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov
Talk about the summit
H.E. Sergey Lavrov
Foreign Minister of Russia
H.E. Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad
Ex-prime minister of Malaysia
This Summit promotes the development of a new relationship between businessmen of Tatarstan and businessmen of our countries. This really strengthens the partnership of the Russian Federation and our countries.
H.E. Dr.Ahmad Mohamed Ali
President of the Islamic Development Bank
The hospitality which we have seen here and the other customs that prevail in this republic have made a huge impression on us. I am certain that the work of this summit will contribute to the welfare of the world and the Republic of Tatarstan in particular. I would like to wish everyone success at the summit!
H.E. Sheikh Saleh Kamel
Chairman, Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Presentation of Tatarstan RepublicThe Republic of Tatarstan is one most leading region in the Russian Federation. It is located in the heartland of the country. The republic is rich for traditions, combining the 1000 year wisdom and the latest technology, Islam and Christianity.
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