For recent years, the Republic of Tatarstan is actively developing and strengthening economic ties with Russian regions, as well as with other countries. Their rightful place in strengthening of these relations occupy Tatar business-structures and individual entrepreneurs from the regions. This creates economic basis for the support and preservation of the native language, culture, customs and traditions of the Tatar population of the Russian Federation and CIS countries.
It has become a good tradition to hold forums “Business partners of Tatarstan” – in the framework of cooperation with the World Congress of Tatars and authorities of Republic of Tatarstan. Direct participation in the forums of heads of ministries and departments of the republic, Tatarstan
economy leaders may fast resolve specific issues of establishing business relations.
A great contribution to the strengthening of interregional and international relations of the Republic of Tatarstan makes RT President Rustam Minnikhanov. His trips to the regions of the Russian Federation and foreign countries are invariably accompanied by meetings with representatives of the Tatar community and business structures. These meetings will certainly contribute to the strengthening of the position of the Tatar community in the regions and foreign countries, and revealing active business compatriots willing to participate in development and strengthening economic relations of the Republic of Tatarstan.
Participants of the XI Forum “Business partners of Tatarstan”, after hearing about the state of business and humanitarian cooperation between the Republic of Tatarstan and the Russian regions and foreign countries, discussed by participants of the forum, RESOLVED the following :
* A priority for Tatar entrepreneurs and national business organizations to consider supporting the Tatar national-cultural organizations involved in preservation of the native language, culture and traditions of the Tatar people;
* To request the heads of ministries and departments of the Republic of Tatarstan to provide comprehensive assistance in establishing contacts between entrepreneurs from among the compatriots in establishing economic ties with the historical homeland – to ask the leadership of the Republic of Tatarstan to accelerate the development of mechanisms for direct participation of representatives of the Tatar business community in the economic life of the republic;
-To attach priority in attracting IT-specialists from among the compatriots to implement innovative projects in Tatarstan;
– Take an active part in the “Innopolis” project and to attract talented young people from among the compatriots to study at the IT-University;
– Greater to involve IT-specialists from among the compatriots in development of educational projects for children and youth, including interactive games based on the Tatar folk tales and folklore. To implement these projects, to request for guidance the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Tatarstan, to set up in the Republic of Tatarstan a special structure with the assistance of the best programmers from among compatriots;
– To request the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Tatarstan to take concrete measures to revive the activity of “Trade Houses ” Tatarstan “, with account of their important role in support of national and cultural life of the Tatars of Russian regions and foreign countries;
– Among the priority tasks of the Tatar business community to consider participation in the support of projects that form historical and national consciousness of the Tatar people, among them – the study of family genealogies, birth, history of Tatar villages and settlements, returning of names of prominent businessmen and philanthropists;
– In preparation for the Worldskills Cup in 2019, in Kazan, to intensify training in Tatar national cuisine, sewing Tatar national clothes and manufacture of Tatar national souvenirs.