Meeting of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and the Head of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov is held in Kazan
Joint motorcade of the Presidents of Turkmenistan and Tatarstan went to Kazan Kremlin from the Idea Technical Park.
There, Head of the State Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Rustam Minnikhanov went to Observation deck where the President of Tatarstan told to his high-rank guest about this unique complex of archaeological, historical and architectural monuments, which were built and operating from the foundation of the city until our days. In 2000, the Kazan Kremlin was entered into the UNESCO World Heritage List.
This museum occupying 150 thousand square meters combines harmonically and originally Russian and Tatar cultural traditions embodied in different buildings. These are eight defence towers including one of the symbols of Kazan – the falling tower Syuyumbike, the Governor’s Palace where the residence of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan is located nowadays, the Annunciation Cathedral, Transfiguration Monastery, Cadet College, Kul-Sharif Mosque and other.
Kazan kremlin also has several museums including the Islamic Museum, the Museum of natural history of Tatarstan, branch of Hermitage Museum of Saint Petersburg – Hermitage – Kazan Centre and other.
The Complex of Kazan Kremlin is located in the centre of the city on the cape of high terrace of the left bank of Kazanka River opening beautiful view of the capital of Tatarstan, which architectural image interweaves the traditions of European, Russian and oriental architects. Modern architecture of Kazan is very interesting as well. It tries to absorb all achievements of progressive engineering thought, high technologies and latest construction methods, innovative materials. The same concept became the determining fact for urban construction in Turkmenistan as well, what embodies the magnificence of white-marble Ashgabat and comfort of its environment.
Turkmen and Tatar Leaders took photos on the background of the city and went to the President’s Palace and went up to the Ceremonial Hall where Head of the State left memory entry in the Book of Honoured Guests of Kazan Kremlin.
The ceremony of official photographing took place in Ojak Hall.
After, the meeting of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Rustam Minnikhanov with the participation of the members of the delegation of two countries took place in the Meeting Hall.
President Rustam Minnikhanov expressed the gratitude to high-rank guests for personal attention to the development of Turkmen – Tatar relations, owing to which they receive quality content. Under the cooperation of Turkmenistan and Russia, the Republic of Tatarstan has an important role and it gives special accountability. We treat your visit as the sign of special trust, the President of Tatarstan said.
Turkmen leader expressed the gratitude for warm hospitality in Kazan and creation of the best conditions for intensification of cooperation. Presentation of industrial facilities of Tatarstan that two high-rank officials have visited earlier will serve to this cooperation. The Head of Turkmenistan also expressed the gratitude to President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin for the support of the cooperation between our country and Tatarstan.
During the conversation, the sides exchanged the opinions on current condition and perspectives of development of traditionally friendly Turkmen – Tatar dialog, which rests on historical ties and common spiritual and cultural values.
Having given high appraisal to the level of bilateral relations, which experience new growth, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Rustam Minnikhanov confirmed invariable commitment Turkmenistan and Tatarstan to the course toward comprehensive intensification of fruitful cooperation.
Topical objectives of cooperation in its key directions including the opportunity of expansion of beneficial trade and economic partnership and humanitarian contacts have been discussed during the meeting. Special attention has been paid to the improvement of relations in education sphere, which were established between Turkmenistan and Tatarstan, which universities have many students from our country.
Sport sphere, which development is paid with the greatest attention in Turkmenistan and Tatarstan, was highlighted among perspective directions of cooperation. President Rustam Minnikhanov also noted the great success and importance of 2017 Asian Games hosted by Ashgabat and shared his delight of unique Olympic village in Turkmen capital.
Turkmen leader noted that Tatarstan’s experience gained in this field, which undoubtedly would be used in the future including in training of National team for the Olympic Games in Tokyo, helped to Turkmenistan in organization of this big sport event. This year, our country will host the World Weightlifting Championship and International rally Amul – Hazar 2018.
By the way, Rustam Minnikhanov is honoured member and pilot of KAMAZ Maser team. The Head of the State is also outstanding master of sport and extreme driving, what was proven several times when the President had tested the tracks of Amul – Hazar races in one of the most difficult parts in Karakum Desert.
Distance of the races is not that long as the one of Dakkar series, however it is also complicated and requires struggle in difficult conditions of the desert, the President of Turkmenistan said.
The Head of the Republic of Tatarstan expressed the confidence in the success of coming international sport competitions in Turkmenistan, which relies on special significance that Turkmen leader pays to the stimulation of sport movement in the country.
Having expressed the gratitude for good words, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted that Turkmenistan sincerely appreciates traditional relations of friendship and partnership with Tatarstan in the context of strategic development with the Russian Federation.
In the end of the meeting, Presidents Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Rustam Minnikhanov again confirmed the commitment of Turkmenistan and the Republic of Tatarstan to traditional relations of friendship and constructive cooperation, having addressed the wished of happiness, wealth and prosperity to fraternal nations of both countries.
From the Kremlin, the Head of Turkmenistan and Tatarstan went together to Kazan Arena Stadium for the quarterfinal match of the World Football Cup 2018.
After completion of the programme of the working visit, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov went to Kazan Airport from where he flew to Turkmenistan. After some time, the aircraft of the Head of the State has landed in Turkmenbashy International Airport where he was met by the officials.
Turkmen leader reviews the activity of Kazan Technical Park “Idea”
Today, in the second half of the day, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has left Ashgabat International Airport for the Republic of Tatarstan of the Russian Federation on working visit.
After, three hours the aircraft of the President has landed in Kazan International Airport decorated by the State Flags of Turkmenistan , Russian Federation and Tatarstan.
Soldiers of the Guard of Honour have been lined up along the carpet from the aircraft ramp. Girls in national dresses presented the President of Turkmenistan with salt and bread as well as traditional sweets and flowers.
Turkmen leader has been warmly welcomed by President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov who invited the President of Turkmenistan to make this visit.
From the airport, the motorcade of the heads of Turkmenistan and Tatarstan went to “Idea” Technical Park located in central part of Kazan next to the leading academic and educational facilities of the city.
Technical Park includes business incubator, innovation and technology centre and nono-technology centre as well as business park. The objective of this facility is to build the system of commercialization of scientific ideas. For this purpose, the Park provides local companies with necessary support at all stage of the project realization and assists in test and construction, scientific and research work making cooperation between the developers, industrial sector and investors.
Having started its activity in 2004, Technical Park stopped using the money from the budget for its activity in 2007 and after another three years, it was completely covered for the Republic of Tatarstan by the volume of investments.
At the central entry, Presidents Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Rustam Minnikhanov have been greeted by Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan, Minister of Industry and Trade of Tatarstan Albert Karimov and Director of Innovation Technical Park Oleg Ibragimov and invited to look around the exhibition dedicated to industrial potential of Tatarstan.
Leading companies and enterprises including those that fruitfully cooperates with Turkmenistan for a long time like “Tatneft”, KAMAZ and other have demonstrated their achievements at the exhibition.
For example, Tatneft worked on the contract with the State Concern Turkmenneft at Goturdepe field since 2010, had the project of major overhaul of the well and improvement of oil wells output. Major overhaul of 38 wells has been carried out. In the result of the works and introduction of new technologies and equipment, additional oil has been produced.
At present, the sides are working on the extension of this contract. It plans to work on other 88 wells, which require major overhaul for the improvement of oil output. Participation of the company in current exhibition is a good opportunity for promotion of the services in Turkmen market.
At the exhibition of the companies, Tatneft PJSV has demonstrated the production made of fibreglass, which is supplied to Russian market and exported to the CIS and Europe countries.
Kazan is the leading aviation construction centres of Russia. It produce numerous aircrafts and helicopters, which play key role in civil aviation. The exhibition presented the production of Kazan aviation industry including airplanes, helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicles. Kazan Helicopter Plant, which model range includes medical helicopter Ansat used for emergency medical assistance in remote areas, presented the proposals on cooperation with Turkmenistan and modernization of helicopter fleet.
Heavy engineering and metal processing, chemistry and petrochemical production, oil production and electrical energy are the main branches of the industry of the Republic of Tatarstan. Therefore, agricultural equipment, various equipment, samples of motor oils, gasolines, tyres, anti-corrosive pipes and other occupied important place in the exposition. Kazan Motor Construction Production Association presented gas turbine engines and power packs, gas pumping units, automatic gas distribution stations and different technological installations for fuel and energy complex.
Ford light vehicle, various models of which are produced by Ford Sollers Tatarstan Automobile Plant, has been represented at the exposition.
Presentation of the number of completed and the most perspective projects demonstrated the practice of innovative activity of Technical Park.
President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Head of the Republic of Tatarstan has also visited the centre of development and production of medical robot simulator, which production has been arranged by “Eidos” centre, which was explained in details by its founder and general director Lenar Valeyev.
The Eidos started its activity in 2010 by producing vehicle simulators in Idea Technical Park. At the moment, it not only develops vehicle and aviation, rescue service simulators, specialized equipment and navigation simulators but also mastered another direction – the development and production of medical simulators.
Initiative entrepreneurs have organized the production of more than 20 medical simulators, which are supplied to the markets of Europe, Asia, USA, South America and the CIS countries. Unique simulators, designed for learning of medical care in emergency situations, is one of them. The simulator is exact copy of human body and has its skeleton structure as well as anatomic construction of human body.
Stationary robot simulator of the patient is used for development of professional practical skills of medical students as a visual guide. It is designated for modelling of various clinical situations in different spheres from anaesthesiology and reanimation to field medicine. Use of such simulators improves the quality of medical education.
Medical simulator provides the rehearsal of the operations in planned surgery. The surgeon just need to connect the flash drive with the information about the patient to the machine, which transfer this data to cloud service of the Centre of Medical Science, where it is processed by the specialists of the Eidos. On the next day, the hospital receives the module of the anatomy of certain patient with consultative support and opportunity to make virtual surgery. The Centre of Medical Science plans to process hundred thousand of virtual surgeries by this.
Production and assembly of the units of the facility as well as the work of robotic department of the company have been demonstrated to Turkmen leader.
These days, the Eidos is one of the leading Russian companies developing programme software and equipment in virtual reality sphere. It is in the best five of the world manufacturers of medical simulators. Production of the company is not only import substitutive but also exported to Europe, USA and Asia.
One of the oldest Japanese Universities – the Juntendo University is equipped with simulation hardware developed in Kazan. The company received the gratitude from Juntendo University in 2016 with regards to successful university accreditation Joint Commission International (International Golden Standard in quality and safety for medical facilities), which was mainly achieved owing to Kazan developments and equipment used in simulation centre of the university. Negotiations are also held with the SIEMENS on joint production.