On April 27, at his meeting with Ambassador of Austria to Russia Emil Brix during the Russian Venture Forum in the city of Innopolis, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov thanked the Ambassador for his interest in Tatarstan and participation in today's venture forum.
Tatarstan President reminded that in May last year the Tatarstan delegation visited Austria. During the working visit, a number of productive meetings with country's senior officials, in particular, with former Austrian President Heinz Fischer took place. Also, the Austria-Tatarstan business forum, which discussed the strengthening of trade and economic cooperation, was held.
Minnikhanov stressed that Tatarstan is actively cooperating with Austrian business. In particular, Wienerberger brick factory and Fischer Composite Company are working in the republic.
Minnikhanov noted that there is a great potential for the development of relations with Austrian companies in such areas as oil refining and petrochemicals, machine building, IT and high technologies, energy saving, construction and infrastructure projects, and many others.