On May 10-12, 2018 the International Economic Summit "Russia - Islamic World: KazanSummit" will be held in Kazan. Anually KazanSummit has been gathering representatives of international organizations, public authorities, financial institutions, embassies, parliament deputies, leading investors and businessmen, top managers of Russian and foreign companies over the last ten years. The Summit proved to be a successful business platform for establishing new contacts, as well as an opportunity to present economic opportunities and investment potential of our country.
The President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov has been appointed to the post of Сhairman of the Strategic Vision Group “Russia – Islamic World” by the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. In the framework of the Group activity Tatarstan Investment Development Agency works on KazanSummit 2018.
The main topic of KazanSummit 2018 is "Halal Lifestyle".
During the Summit will be held new thematic sessions besides traditional panels such as Kazan OIC Youth Entrepreneurship Forum, OIC Young Diplomats Conference and Sberbank business breakfast. Such topics as Islamic Finance and Banking, IT startups, blockchain technology, export, social responsibility of business, public diplomacy and others will be discussed by the participants of the event.
In the modern reality and dynamically changing international processes the countries are forced to search the reliable economic partners. The cooperation with Islamic countries becomes more perspective in view of changing Russian political course. Summit is the unique platform for searching new clients and business partners, as well as demonstration of investment potential and economic opportunities of the of the regions of Russia.
Honorable guests such as Secretary General of Organization of Islamic Cooperation Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen, Minister of Economy of the United Arab Emirates Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, 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, Conservative member of the House of Lords in British Parliament the Lord Sheikh, Ambassador of the Russian Federation at large Konstantin Shuvalov, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre Abdulla Mohammed Al Awar, Head of the Federal Agency for Tourism Oleg Safonov, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Islamic Bank Group Adnan Chilwan, President of Annual Investment Meeting Dawood Al Shezawi, Chairman of Vnesheconombank Sergey Gorkov, Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the Islamic Development Bank Zamir Iqbal, representatives of 20 diplomatic missions, largest state corporations and many others have confirmed their participation in the 10th International economic summit “Russia-Islamic world: KazanSummit2018”.
Registration of participants for the anniversary summit Russia-Islamic world at the official website www.kazansummit.ru.