From 24 to 26 April 2019, the11th International Economic Summit “Russia — Islamic world: Kazan Summit 2019” took place at the Kazan Expo International Exhibition Centre (1 Vystavochnaya, village of Bolshiye Kabany, Republic of Tatarstan).
The 11th International Economic Summit “Russia — Islamic world: Kazan Summit 2019” is the main platform for economic cooperation of the Russian Federation and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states. The Summit is organized by the Russia-Islamic World Strategic Vision Group led by the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov.
The first International Economic Summit of Russia and OIC member states took place in 2009 and created a leading international arena for discussing the opportunities of cooperation and implementing common projects.
The goal of the event is to strengthen trade, scientific and technological, social and cultural ties between Russia and OIC countries. The honorary guests took part in the plenary session as part of the summit. The participants of the event discussed the following topics: halal lifestyle, islamic banking and finances, IT startups, export, social business responsibility, etc. Sberbank annually organizes business breakfasts during the summit. Russia Halal Expo international exhibition took place for the third time.