About 2 thousand participants will gather economic summit “Russia – Islamic world” in Kazan

Kazan. April 17. INTERFAX – Ninth international economic summit “Russia – the Islamic world: Kazansummit 2017” will be held in the capital of Tatarstan from 18 to 21 may.

“Among the participants “Kasagama 2017″ expected to be more than 2,000 guests from 50 countries,” – said the organizing Committee of the event.

On the sidelines of the upcoming summit will be held “Russia Halal Expo” – the largest in Russia and the only in the Volga Federal district exhibition for the industry “Halal”.

The purpose of “the Forum” is to strengthen trade-economic, scientific-technical, social and cultural relations of Russia and the countries of the organization of Islamic cooperation.

Key topic summit 2017 will be Islamic investments in the context of international economic relations.

“Forum” – a platform for economic interaction between Russia and countries of the Islamic world. First international economic summit of Russia and member countries of the OIC was held in 2009.

In may 2016, the forum was attended by 1.6 thousand people from 51 countries, including the ambassadors from 14 countries of the organization of Islamic cooperation, representatives of relevant ministries and agencies of Egypt, Gambia, Bahrain, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan and the UAE. Just signed 15 different contracts.