Media about Us

  •  16 Nov
    Linar Yakupov: “Tatarstan promotion campaign attracts foreign investments»
    The Republic of Tatarstan is likely the only place in Russia where public-private partner-ships are operative rather than declared. In addition, this is the only Russian region that – so as to attract foreign investors – has imple-mented an international PR campaign. We interviewed Linar Yakupov, chief executive of Tatarstan Investment Development Agency, about the results of this program, SEZ and the effort to bring in international investors.
  •  08 Nov
    Malaysian touch in Russia’s Kazan Smart City
    Some 800km east of Moscow is Kazan, Russia’s third-largest city, with an ambitious urban development plan designed to encourage investment growth particularly in high technology, medicine, education and tourism.
  •  13 Sep
    Malaysian designed project in Russia wins award
    MOSCOW: The Malaysian-designed 598ha Kazan Smart City in Kazan, Russia, received the Russian 2013 Fiabci Prix d'Excellence award for the Master Plan category recently.
  •  24 Jun
    IE Singapore and SBF Lead Joint Business Mission to Explore Rising Opportunities in Russia
    Recognising the rising opportunities in Russia, International Enterprise (IE) Singapore and Singapore Business Federation (SBF) led a joint business mission to the Russian Federation (Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Kazan) from 17 to 22 June 2013 to explore collaborative partnerships. The mission comprised nine companies from the architectural, education, electronics, information communication technologies and urban solutions sectors. It was held in conjunction with the fourth Singapore-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission (IGC), co-chaired by Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam and First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Mr Igor Shuvalov.
  •  11 Jun
    Innovation centres to reap benefits of UAE investment
    Gulf investors are planning to invest vast sums in one of Russia’s most innovative technoparks, Smart City in Kazan. UAE and Russian executives made the announcement at the Third Annual Investment Meeting in Dubai in May.
  •  06 May
    Tatarstan plans first sukuk issue
    The Russian Republic of Tatarstan is planning on being the first Russian republic to issue sukuk (Islamic bond equivalent). Tatarstan is one of the wealthier Russian republics with a majority Muslim population. Its entry into the sukuk market is another sign of the growing interest in Islamic finance, not only from the Middle East and Malaysia, but also from countries looking to tap into a new source of funding.
  •  22 Oct
    Kazan SMART City: Smart Investment?
    Tatarstan’s President, Mr. Rustam Minnikhanov, has a plan to make his tiny, land-locked nation on the Volga River relevant again, believing the Kazan SMART City project could be Tatarstan’s coming out party on the 21st Century global investment stage.