Kirsan Ilyumzhinov arrives in Kazan to participate in business negotiations with representatives of Congo

On September 21, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov took part in a meeting of Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov and members of the Cabinet of Ministers of the republic with an official delegation of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The meeting took place at the Government House of the Republic of Tatarstan. A delegation from the Democratic Republic of the Congo arrived in Kazan for a short visit. As part of the familiarization programme, the guests visited Tatarstan Investment Development Agency to take part in presentation of the region’s economic potential. They also studied the activities of the innovation and production Technopark IDEA and visited the "Eidos-medicine" and "Eidos-robotics" centres as well as the techno park of high technologies, IT-park.


In his welcoming speech, Rustam Minnikhanov said that the region highly appreciates the possibilities of cooperation between Tatarstan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo by developing friendly Russian-Congolese relations. Moreover, this year Russia and Congo are celebrating the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations.

In a telephone conversation with our correspondent, Ilyumzhinov said that the guests from Congo were especially interested in the development of relations in such areas as mechanical engineering, the oil industry, shipbuilding, agriculture, etc.
In a conversation with Rustam Minnikhanov, Ilyumzhinov once again congratulated the President of the Republic of Tatarstan on his convincing victory in the elections and wished him new successes in fruitful work for the benefit of the residents of the republic and Russia.