Dietrich Muller: “Siemens considers Tatarstan to be an attractive region for investments”
20 November 2013, Wednesday
On November 20 at his meeting with Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov in Kazan President of Siemens, Russia and Central Asia, Vice-President of Siemens AG Mr Dietrich Muller said that the company considers Tatarstan to be an attractive region for investments.
Tatarstan President thanked company’s officials for the visit to Kazan and noted that Germany is one of region’s strategic partners. In particular, trade turnover between Tatarstan and Germany is increasing, 82 companies with participation of German investors are working in the republic.
Tatarstan President reminded that on October 15-17 he visited two German regions and got familiar with its economic potential and prospects.
We are willing to continue mutually beneficial cooperation with Siemens and close partnership relations. Rustam Minnikhanov reminded that in 2012 Tatarstan and Siemens signed an agreement on strengthening strategic partnership and mutually beneficial cooperation.
Mr Dietrich Muller noted high economic potential of Tatarstan. He believes that cooperation will be continued. He also mentioned that cooperation with DAAD is interesting for Tatarstan, and Siemens is willing to cooperate with Tatarstan higher educational institutions as well.
An agreement on cooperation between Siemens and Kazan power engineering university was signed at the end of the meeting.
On April 16, at the Government House of the republic, Tatarstan Prime Minister Aleksey Pesoshin together with Regional First Deputy Minister of Construction, Architecture and Housing Utilities Aleksey Frolov, Head of Zelenodolsk municipal region Aleksandr Tygin had a meeting with participants of regional targeted programme on the resettlement of citizens from dilapidated houses in Zelenodolsk.
On April 15, at the Government House of the republic, Tatarstan Prime Minister Aleksey Pesoshin held a meeting of the organizing committee for the preparation and holding of the International Economic Summit "Russia - Islamic World: KazanSummit - 2019" to be held at the Kazan Expo international exhibition center on April 24-26.
On April 13, speaking at a regional video-conference held by Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov with participation of Prime Minister of the republic Aleksey Pesoshin and all regions of the republic, Minister of Construction, Architecture, Housing and Utilities of the republic Irek Faizullin said that 936 multi-apartment houses with the total area of 5.6 million square metres in 42 municipal regions of the republic will be overhauled in Tatarstan in 2019.
On April 12, in Nizhnekamsk, First Deputy Prime Minister of Tatarstan Rustam Nigmatullin, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nizhnekamskneftekhim Petrochemical Company Ruslan Shigabutdinov, Director General of the same company Azat Bukmurzin and Head of Nizhnekamsk municipal region Aidar Metshin took part in the ceremony of commissioning of the benzene extraction facility at the Etilen plant of the Nizhnekamskneftekhim.