On March 23, in the Kazan Kremlin, Tatarstan State Counsellor, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Revival Regional Foundation Mintimer Shaimiev had a meeting with Chairman of the United Russia Party's Supreme Council Boris Gryzlov and Chairman of State Council of the republic, Secretary of the regional branch of the United Russia Party Farid Mukhametshin.
Gryzlov arrived in Kazan to attend the Forum between the United Russia Party and the Communist Party of China on regional cooperation in integrating the development of the Eurasian Economic Union and the New Silk Road projects, which was held at the IT-Park.
Shaimiev told Boris Gryzlov about projects on the preservation of historical and cultural heritage, being implemented with the assistance of the Revival Foundation. He spoke in details about the results of the Foundation's seven-year activity and about new projects, including the construction of the Bolgar Islamic Academy and the recreation of the Cathedral of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God.
They also exchanged their views about today's Forum and the establishment of an inter-party dialogue between Russia and China, and touched upon some issues related to the activities of the United Russia Party and its Tatarstan regional branch.