Today, the XI International Economic Summit "Russia - Islamic World: KAZANSUMMIT 2019" starts at the site of the «Kazan Expo» International Exhibition Center.
The event takes place within the framework of the Group of Strategic Vision "Russia - Islamic World", which is chaired by the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov.
More than 3,000 people will attend the Summit this year - Representatives from more than 50 countries of the world, 30 regions of Russia and 25 Diplomatic missions.
Among the honored guests are the member of the Royal family of Bahrain, the President of the High Council of the Kingdom of Bahrain on Islamic Affairs, Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al Khalifa; General Secretary of the Economic Cooperation Organization Dato' Ku Jaafar Ku Shaari; Malaysia’s Minister for Enterprise Development, Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan bin Md Yusof; President of the World Halal Summit Yunus Ete; Special Representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation for Cooperation with Organizations of Muslim States, Ambassador-at-Large Konstantin Shuvalov; Rifat Hisarciklioglu, President of the Union of Chambers and Stock Exchanges of Turkey and others.
The Summit’s business program includes 50 thematic sessions, a plenary session moderated by Andrew Bryant, founder of Self Leadership International, inter-country business missions, etc.
Participants will touch upon already traditional topics: halal lifestyle, Islamic finance and affiliate banking, IT start-ups, export, business social responsibility and others.
For the first time within the framework of the Summit, the International Festival of Muslim Cinema will be held.
Traditionally, among the cultural events of the Russia-Islamic World Summit will be held a Muslim fashion show "Modest Fashion Show".
For the third time, the International Exhibition of the Halal industry "Russia Halal Expo" will be held, in which 54 exhibitors will be presented. And for the first time the Forum of industrial parks "PARKI" will be held.
GSV "Russia - Islamic world"