Tatarstan president visits Jeddah Chamber, meets GCC chief

Tatarstan president visits Jeddah Chamber, meets GCC chief

President Rustam Minnikhanov of the Republic of Tatarstan and the accompanying delegation paid Wednesday a visit to Jeddah Chamber on the sidelines of his participation in the meeting of the Group of Strategic Vision (GSV) "Russia – Islamic World", under the theme "Dialogue and Prospects for Cooperation".

Upon arrival at the venue, he was received by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Jeddah Chamber, Mohammed Bin Yousef Naghi and a number of the Chamber's members.

Minnikhanov expressed his deep thanks to the Jeddah Chamber for receiving him, stressing his keenness to develop trade and economic relations between his country and Saudi Arabia within the framework of adopting agricultural projects, petrochemical products, food sectors, industries and other types of products that are produced in Tatarstan.

He also called on Saudi companies to participate in investment projects in Tatarstan, which is one of the leading regions in the Russian Federation, and has more incentives to create a competitive business and investment environment for foreign investors, amid Tatarstan's natural elements and its desire to enter the Saudi market.

During the visit, exploring joint opportunities was discussed between the two sides.

Meanwhile, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary-General Dr. Naif Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf, met here with the visiting Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov of the Republic of Tatarstan (head of the Strategic Vision Group), on the sidelines of the "Russia – Islamic World" meeting.

During the meeting, they discussed the existing relationships between the GCC Member States and Tatarstan, and the importance of strengthening cooperation and ways to support and develop them at all levels to achieve security, stability and sustainable development, in addition to supporting the activity of the Strategic Vision Group of Russia and the Islamic world to serve common interests.

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