On April 9, Askhat Sharapov, Director General of RATSIN, on behalf of the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan - Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Tatarstan Marat Akhmetov, met with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade and Industry of the UAE Ministry of Economy Mr. Abdullah Ahmad Al Saleh at the Annual Investment Meeting 2019 in Dubai . Anvar Mavlanov, Deputy General Director of RATSIN JSC, Ilnur Gainullin, representative of the International Association of Islamic Business of the Republic of Tatarstan, and Adel Khismatullin, representative of the Halal Agro Trade Trade House, took part in the international meeting.
Opening the meeting, Askhat Sharapov pointed that the establishment of cooperation, the implementation of joint investment projects and the increase in trade with the United Arab Emirates are priorities for our republic.
Mr. Abdullah Ahmad Al Saleh warmly welcomed the guests from the Republic of Tatarstan, marking that the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Mr. Rustam Minnikhanov is a frequent guest in the UAE, and our people are spiritually, culturally and mentally very similar, which creates good prerequisites for establishing stable international relations.
During the meeting, Askhat Sharapov presented investment projects, the export potential of enterprises of the agro-industrial complex of the Republic of Tatarstan and he also stressed that the Republic of Tatarstan in recent years has been a leader in the production of milk, meat and cereals.
Mr. Abdullah Ahmad Al Saleh declared his readiness to work out the possibilities of implementing the submitted investment projects in the agro-industrial sector and planned to present a list of UAE investment holdings, which, on his instructions, will begin an important stage of analysis and evaluation of the investment attractiveness of each of the projects presented.
The parties agreed to organize a visit of the delegation from the United Arab Emirates headed by Mr. Abdullah Ahmad Al Saleh to Kazan at the XI International Russia-Islamic World Summit: KazanSummit 2019 in the period of April 24-26, 2019.