Kazan Smart City news
During the first day of Annual Investment Meeting 2014 representatives of the region met with Dubai World Central (DWC) Vice President Takhnun Saif.
The discussions were attended by Assistant to the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Radik Gimatdinov, Tatarstan Investment Development Agency Chief Executive Linar Yakupov, Tatarstan Development Corporation CEO Bulat Gayanov, JSC «Special Economic Zone «Innopolis» CEO Igor Nosov, Head of Laishevsky municipal district Michail Afanasyev, «Kazan» international airport CEO Aleksey Starostin.
It was noted that for the Republic of Tatarstan the experience of Dubai World Central is interesting from the standpoint of the world's practice of creating and development of «airopolis» models. In particular, during the meeting Tatarstan Investment Development
Agency Chief Executive Linar Yakupov told about the Kazan Smart City project.
Tahnoon Saif, commenting on the establishment of a new investment platform of Tatarstan, whose territory is adjacent to the «Kazan» International airport, noted that if the republic will develop this zone, «it could become a leading regional hub». About the Dubai World Central Dubai World Central (DWC) – is a large multi-phase complex, one of the best examples of effective use of zone, whose territory is adjacent to the airport. The complex is located in Jebel Ali, near the river port, and connects with the Al Maktoum International Airport via Dubai Logistics Corridor. In addition, the complex is connected to all highways of the country, through it also pass the high-speed railway line.
Tatarstan Investment Development Agency Press Service