Kazan Smart City news

19 Jun

Tatarstan innovative objects presented to Secretary of Security Council of Russia Nikolai Patrushev and Presidential Envoy in Volga Federal District Mikhail Babich

On June 19, during the 5th international meeting of high representatives supervising security issues in Kazan (Korston hotel & mall), innovative projects “Innopolis” and “Smart City Kazan” were presented to Secretary of Security Council of Russia Nikolai Patrushev and Presidential Envoy in Volga Federal District Mikhail Babich. The guests were accompanied by Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov.

The guests visited the exhibition of Tatarstan social and economic achievements, and Tatarstan Minister of Industry and Trade Ravil Zaripov told about development of the republic. 

Minister of Information and Communication Roman Shaikhutdinov told about construction of the innovative satellite town “Innopolis” and development of the economic development zone “Innopolis”. He focused on IT industry, and the volume of state electronic services rendered in Tatarstan. He said that more than 1 million personal accounts were registered on the portal of state services. Commenting on the unique innovative project “Innopolis”,
Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov told about priority objects to be built at the economic development zone “Innopolis”, and prospects of the project. Later on, Nikolai Patrushev and Mikhail Babich were told about Tatarstan achievements in ship building, aircraft engineering, mechanical engineering, and production of equipment. 

Chief Executive of Tatarstan Investment Development Agency Linar Yakupov presented “Smart City Kazan” project. He told that “Smart City Kazan” will be divided into several zones, including parking area, residential district, exhibition complex, educational and medical clusters. He continued that 1.6 million m² of housing and 1 million m² of commercial infrastructure are to be built there. 

Tatarstan Minister of Industry and Trade Ravil Zaripov, in his turn, told about development of oil, gas and chemical sector. Later the same day, the guests went to the 5th international meeting of high representatives supervising security issues. 

Tatarstan President's Press Office, Elena Britvina