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An extended business program of the event has been published on the official website of the International Economic Forum “Russia – Islamic World: KazanForum”. The key theme of the forum is “Trust and cooperation”.

“Today the Russia – Islamic World forum is the most important platform for strengthening ties with countries of the Islamic economy. Russia and Islamic countries share the position on the formation of an honest and just multipolar world order based on the principles of international law. The development of multifaceted cooperation with the countries of the Islamic world also has an economic dimension, expressed in a multiple increase in trade turnover over the past year,” noted Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the International Economic Forum “Russia – Islamic World: KazanForum” Marat Khusnullin.

The international economic forum “Russia – Islamic World: KazanForum” will be held in Tatarstan at the Kazan Expo International Exhibition Center from May 14 to 19, 2024. Representatives from Azerbaijan, Algeria, Afghanistan, Bahrain, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Qatar, Kuwait, Malaysia, Morocco, UAE, Syria, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and many other countries are expected to participate.

“In the context of new economic realities, KazanForum is of strategic importance for our country. What is most valuable for Russian regions is that within the framework of KazanForum, domestic enterprises can expand their export capabilities. The forum platform actively attracts representatives of international business. This year the International Forum of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Islamic Countries and the Russian Export Center will hold their sessions here. Intergovernmental commissions will be held,” said the head of the Republic of Tatarstan, deputy chairman of the KazanForum organizing committee, Rustam Minnikhanov.

The KazanForum business program will combine several thematic tracks: international cooperation, tourism, business, science and technology, Islamic finance and investment, sports, halal industry, etc. The program includes 125 thematic sessions with the participation of experts from Russian regions, countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) ) and other states.

“The development of cooperation with Islamic countries is today one of the strategic vectors of development that can support the formation of a new model of international relations in a multipolar world. KazanForum is an application platform for organizing interaction and exchange of competencies with the Islamic business community of foreign countries. This year the forum program will be especially large-scale and will cover all aspects of interaction – from economics to culture, from diplomacy to education. The work will be organized at all levels, which means that new joint projects are ahead,” said Advisor to the President of Russia, Executive Secretary of the Organizing Committee Anton Kobyakov.

Delegates will meet at sessions devoted, among other things, to the development of multimodal transport corridors, tourism, export of Russian halal products, economic security, partnership financing, industrial, technological, educational and cultural projects. In the IT Park named after. B. Rameev will host a meeting of the strategic vision group “Russia – Islamic World”.

The program includes the X Kazan Forum of Young Entrepreneurs of OIC Countries, a Forum of Young Diplomats of OIC Countries, presentations of startups, a tournament of young chefs and other events.

The plenary meeting will take place on May 17. Experts will discuss the prospects for interaction between Russia and the countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in various fields and summarize the results of the forum.

As part of the KazanForum, the international exhibition Russia Halal Expo will be held at the Kazan Expo International Exhibition Center. On the sidelines of the forum, bilateral business meetings of buyers and distributors of halal products will be held with the participation of 100 foreign specialists.

The international trade fair Kazan Halal Market will open at the site of the Kazan agro-industrial park – the largest halal trading platform in Russia, where more than 4.5 thousand products from leading manufacturing companies from countries of the Islamic world will be presented.

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