H.E. Rustam Minnikhanov, President of Tatarstan Republic, Russian Federation, met with the Director General of IRCICA Dr. Halit Eren in Kazan, capital of Tatarstan, on 6 October 2018.
The talks centered around the areas of cooperation between IRCICA on one hand and the Ministry of Culture of Tatarstan and academic and cultural institutions of Tatarstan and the Russian Federation at large. These areas include research and publications on the history of Islamic civilization, preservation of cultural heritage and collections of historical references, and interactions through the conferences of the Russia-Islamic World Strategic Vision Group. Views were exchanged appraising the significance of these areas of cooperation for development of interactions between Russia and the Muslim world in cultural and scholarly fields of relaions.
Were also present during the meeting Mr. Alexander Terentyev, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Tatarstan; Mr. Kamil Iskhakov, Assistant to the President of Tatarstan; Ms. Irada Ayupova, Minister of Culture of Tatarstan; Prof. Rafik Mukhametshin, Rector of the Islamic Academy of Bolgar; Mr. Ahmet Sadik Doğan, Consul General of Turkey in Kazan; Mr. Airat Gataullin, Plenipotentiary Representative of the Republic of Tatarstan in the Republic of Turkey.