XI International Economic Summit “Russia – Islamic world: KazanSummit 2019” will be held on 24-26 April 2019 in Kazan
On April 24-26, 2019 the International Economic Summit "Russia - Islamic World: KazanSummit" will be held in Kazan.
Over the last ten years 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 on the annual basis. 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 2019.
“Every year “Russia – Islamic world” Summit is gaining momentum: in 2018, a record number, 3,000 participants from 53 countries attended the event. Changing the place is also significant step for the growth of the event. In 2019, the Summit will be held at the international exhibition center “KazanExpo”, which will expand expo and capacity of the halls. See you at the largest platform for interaction with the Islamic world in Russia!” – Head of the Tatarstan Investment Development Agency Taliya Minullina.
The Russian – Indonesian business forum will come off for the first time. The agreement was achieved during the visit of the Indonesian ambassador to Russia Wahid Supriyadi in Kazan on the 1st of October 2018. Heads of Russian and Indonesian departments will discuss new vectors of cooperation and joint projects. Many Indonesian companies will be also exhibited at Summit’s expo zones. Furthermore, the Kazan International Muslim Film Festival will be a part of the largest economic platform of cooperation between Russia and Islamic countries. Participants and guests will be immersed in the atmosphere of art and culture of Russia, the countries of near and far abroad, as well as shows of creative achievements of cinematographers.
Within the Summit a plenary session will be held with a participation of honored guests. Participants will address traditional topics: halal lifestyle, Islamic finance and partner banking, IT start-ups, export, social responsibility of business and others. Year after year, Sberbank holds business breakfasts at the Summit site. The exhibition of the Halal industry “Russia Halal Expo” will be held for the 3rd time. In 2018 this event consolidated 72 exponents from 20 regions of Russia and 7 countries.
Earlier such honorable guests as Secretary General of Organization of Islamic Cooperation Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen, Minister of International Trade and Industry of Malaysia Dato' Sri Mustapa bin Mohamed, Member of the House of Lords Lord Nazir Ahmed, Member of the ruling family of Dubai UAE Sheikh Ahmed Bin Dalmook Juma Al Maktoum, Member of the government of Bahrain, Member of the ruling family of Bahrain Hamad bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, Head of World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA) Bostjan Skalar, General Director of Dubai Islamic Bank Group Adnan Chilwan, President of Annual Investment Meeting Dawood Al Shezawi, Chief Financial Officer of the Islamic Development Bank Zamir Iqbal, Secretary Gereal of the Standards and Metrology Institute for Islamic Countries (SMIIC) İhsan Övüt, Генеральный директор Европейского управления по ценным бумагам и рынкам (ESMA) Абделькадер Абдулла Альмаени, Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Islamic Marketing Jonathan A.J. Wilson, Special Representative of the President of Russia for the Middle East Mikhail Bogdanov, Chairman of Vnesheconombank Sergey Gorkov, Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board of Sberbank Oleg Ganeev, also ambassadors of diplomatic missions, leadership of federal authorities, representatives of state corporations, international business and political communities have participated in KazanSummit.
See you at the “Russia – Islamic world: KazanSummit 2019”!