September 20, at the House of RT Government a working meeting of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan Ildar Khalikov with representatives of Tatarstan in the Russian regions and abroad took place.
Opening the meeting, Ildar Khalikov noted that today in the countries of near and far abroad there are 15 representative offices of the Republic of Tatarstan and 8 representative offices – in the Russian Federation.
“The goals and objectives are different. Somewhere the economic component is more, somewhere – political or protocol ones, and some all together. So to bring some formula of effectiveness is difficult,
– he said. – But I want to emphasize that, despite the difficult times, we managed to maintain good relations with Turkey. Moreover, the Turkish business still continues to work in the republic and plans to expand its presence here. ”
Ildar Khalikov also thanked the representatives of Tatarstan for active assistance during the national holiday Sabantui in various regions of Russia and countries of the world.
RT Prime Minister added that, despite the general difficulties in the Russian economy, Tatarstan shows in 2016 quite good results. So, GRP growth to the end of the year is expected to reach 3%.
“This is due to the big serious work of the President of Tatarstan, as well as the structural changes in the economy that have been implemented over the past 20 years”, – said the Chairman of the Government of Tatarstan.
Tatarstan Prime Minister noted that the republic has formed a large petrochemical cluster. At the same time, the share of oil revenues in the budget of the region decreased due to the development of
other types of industries: petrochemical, machine-building, preservation of a number of defense enterprises and so on.
Ildar Khalikov reminded that one of the main tasks of Tatarstan representatives abroad and in Russian regions is to assist in the promotion of Tatar products to foreign markets, and attracting investments to the republic.
Press Service RT President, Bulat Nizameev