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Tatarstan President visits the Imam Reza shrine in Iran
On April 20, during his working visit to Mashhad, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov visited the Imam Reza shrine, the architectural complex, a major pilgrimage and tourist centre in Iran. Rustam Minnikhanov was told that 15-20 mln people visit this complex every year.
Rustam Minnikhanov also visited the historical library where 90,000 manuscripts including 20,000 precious copies of Quran Manuscript are kept.
Rustam Minnikhanov looked around the Imam Reza shrine and the Mosque. During his meeting with Chairman of the Foundation “Astan Quds Razavi” Ebrahim Raisi, Rustam Minnikhanov told that 20 mln people in Russia adhere to Islam, and there are 1,5 thousand mosques in Tatarstan. The Bolgar Islamic Academy is being built in Bolgar under the auspices of the Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Tatarstan President informed about economic, industrial and investment potential of the republic focusing on the key industries.
Tatarstan President's press office, Bulat Nizameev
- 20.04.2017 Rustam Minnikhanov about his visit to Iran: We managed to cover a huge range of promising areas that are of interest for cooperation
- 20.04.2017 Rustam Minnikhanov: We will be glad to expand our contacts between Ferdowsi University of Mashhad and educational institutions of Tatarstan
- 20.04.2017 Rustam Minnikhanov: Tatarstan is interested in development of multi-faceted cooperation with Iranian Razavi Khorasan Province
- 20.04.2017 Tatarstan President holds meeting with Governor of Iranian Razavi Khorasan Province Ali Reza Rashidiyan
20.04.2017 Visit of Tatarstan delegation led by Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov to Iran (tatarstan.ru)