About "Russia - Islamic world: KazanForum"

"Russia -  Islamic World: KazanForum" is the main platform for economic cooperation between the Russian Federation and the countries of the Islamic world. For the first time, the International Economic Forum of Russia and the member countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) was held in 2009, creating a leading international platform for discussing matter of cooperation and implementing joint projects. The aim of the Forum is to strengthen trade, economic, scientific, technical, social and cultural ties between Russia and the countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. The Russian Federation and the Republic of Tatarstan fulfil the potential of cooperation with the states of the Islamic world in a new way. The annual International Economic Forum of Russia and the OIC member countries is held with the support of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan. 

The last KazanForum2022 brought together 6,388 delegates from 64 countries and 59 regions of Russia. The leitmotif of KazanForum was conscious consumption, among the key topics of the business program: partner finance, halal industry, youth diplomacy, medicine, sports, creative industries, export development, entrepreneurship and investment. 

The key topic of the business program of the XIII International Economic Forum "Russia - the Islamic World: KazanForum2022" will be the sharing economy and the common good of Halal, and the key topics of the upcoming forum are Islamic finance and partner banking, the Halal industry, youth diplomacy, export development, entrepreneurship and investment. The event will also include the Russia Halal Expo  exhibition, World Halal Day and events dedicated to the 1100th anniversary of the adoption of Islam by the Volga Bulgaria.

  • 6388 participants
  • 59 regions of russia
  • 64 countries
  • 100 sessions
  • 3 days
  • 35 diplomatic missions
  • 385 representatives of mass media

Welcome to H2WORLD economy that transforms lives of millions of people

  • Halal 2 Business = H2B transactions
  • Halal 2 Consumer = H2C products
  • Halal 2 Government = H2G connections
Responsible behavior and creation allow us to build a stable future in a transforming world. Halal today is not only food, but also a full-fledged ecosystem of services and communications. Designed to help adapt to new economic realities.
H2U Find out what halal can give
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  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan

    The President of the Republic of Türkiye

    Greeting letter

  • Rustam Minnikhanov

    Rais (Head) of the Republic of Tatarstan

    International economic forum of Russia and OIC countries aims to demonstrate that Russia is open and ready to have dialogue within the development of cooperation in the spheres of trade, foreign direct investment and discussion of Islamic financial system functioning issues.

  • Sergey Lavrov

    Foreign Minister of Russian Federation

    The international economic event KazanForum has become a traditional meeting venue for the business elites of Russia and Islamic states interested in maximizing the opportunities of business partnership. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia considers these efforts an extremely important element in the implementation of foreign policy and will continue to provide it with all necessary and effective support.

  • Valentina Matvienko

    Chairman of the Federation Council Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation

    The KazanForum has become the authoritative platform for professional and open discussion of the major economic problems. The Forum role in development of Islamic business and finance in the Russian market, strengthening of trade as well as economic and investment partnership, implementation of innovative projects has been more and more noticeable over the years.

  • Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen

    Ex-Secretary General of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) (2016-2020)

    KazanForum has always showcased the innovative and contemporary ideas in the area of Islamic Finance and Banking services, harmonization of Halal Food standards and certificates along with the youth and women empowerment in the social sector. It is my sincere hope that these new engagements with the Republic of Tatarstan and the entire Russian Federation will create a new vista in our very fruitful relations for the benefit of our peoples.

  • Almambet Shykmamatov

    Minister of Investments of the Kyrgyz Republic

    It is no coincidence that it is Russia, as a vivid and unique example of a multinational and multi-confessional state, that initiates and seeks various points of contact and interaction between the Islamic world and Western civilization. One of the significant permanent events in this direction is the Kazan Economic Forum, which has been taking place in the hospitable capital of Tatarstan since 2009.

  • H.E. Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad

    Former Prime Minister of Malaysia

    Tatarstan shows high investment opportunities due to political stability and respect for the equal rights of all ethnic groups.

  • H.E. Dr. Ahmad Mohamed Ali

    Ex-President of the Islamic Development Bank

    Thanks to the KazanForum, new relations develop between businessmen of Tatarstan and our countries.

  • Elvira Nabiullina

    Head of Central Bank of Russia

    We have all opportunities to attract investment. Russia is comprised of 140 million people with high levels of consumption and education, and rich in natural resources.