"Russia - Islamic world: KazanSummit" is one of the leading international economic events of the Russian Federation and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). From the first day of its existence, the Summit has been held under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan – Rustam Minnikhanov. Since 2009, Summit is held annually and strongly supported by the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan. Top international investment conference remains the main and unique platform for cooperation between the Russian Federation and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states.
President of the Republic of Tatarstan
Secretary-general of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa
Chairman of Vnesheconombank
Dr. Adnan CHILWAN
The Group CEO of Dubai Islamic Bank
Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB)
State Councellor of the Republic of Tatarstan
Head of Tatarstan Investment Development Agency
Secretary General of The Standards and Metrology Institute for the Islamic Countries (SMIIC)
H.E. Mohamed Ali CHIHI
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Tunisia to the Russian Federation
H.E. Wahid SURIYADI
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Indonesia to the Russian Federation
President of the Russian Federation
We are intending to work actively with authorities of the Arabic countries, in order to restore our economic positions... I see real premises for keeping by Russia its leading positions in Middle East arena, where we always had many friends.
Prime-Minister of the Russian Federation
Our new strategy in Asia is a natural development of events and thoughtful response to the changing conditions of economic development.
President of Tatarstan
International economic summit of Russia and OIC countries aims to show openness and readiness of Russia to dialogue within the development of cooperation in the spheres of trade, foreign direct investment and discussion of Islamic financial system functioning issues.
H.E. Sergey Lavrov
Foreign Minister of Russia
For the ninth time there was a success of the KazanSummit, caused considerable interest of the business community and investors from Islamic states. Intensified parliamentary component of our contacts with Islamic world.
Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen
Secretary General of Organization of Islamic Cooperation
KazanSummit has always showcased the innovative and contemporary ideas in the area of Islamic Finance and Banking services, harmonization of Halal Food standards and certificates, and youth and women empowerment in the social sector. It is my sincere hope that these new engagement with the Republic of Tatarstan and the entire Russian Federation will create a new vista in our very fruitful relations for the benefit of our peoples.
Ex-Secretary General of the OIC
The summit testifies a determination to create a strong platform for economic cooperation between Russia and the Muslim world.
H.E. Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad
Ex-prime minister of Malaysia
Tatarstan shows high investment opportunities due to political stability and respect for the equal rights of all ethnic groups.
H.E. Dr. Ahmad Mohamed Ali
Ex-president of the Islamic Development Bank
Thanks to the summit, new relations develop between businessmen of Tatarstan and our countries.
Head of Central Bank of Russia
We have all opportunities to attract investment. Russia is comprised of 140 million people with high levels of consumption and education, and rich in natural resources.
Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council of the Russia
KazanSummit is distinguished from other international forums by its purposeful look for the models of productive cooperation between Russia and the Islamic world.