Cooperation Protocol was signed between Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB) and Almetyevsk Municipality from Republic of Tatarstan on 27 April 2018 during Turkey-Tatarstan Business Forum.

The signing ceremony was attended by TDBB Secretary General Fahri Solak, Mayor of Almetyevsk Ayrat Khayrullin and also President of Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnihanov and Deputy Minister of Economy Fatih Metin.

Within the Turkey visit program, Mayor of Almetyevsk Ayrat Khayrullin paid a visit to TDBB Headquarters, there Khayrullin met with TDBB Secretary General Fahri Solak and discussed about the cooperation areas. Moreover, Mayor of Almetyevsk Ayrat Khayrullin visited Kocaeli and there, it was signed a sister city protocol between Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality and Almtyevsk Municipality.

Turkey-Tatarstan Business Forum which was organized in order to develop economic and trade relations between Turkey and Tatarstan was carried out on 27 April 2018 by the participation of President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnihanov, Turkmenistan’s Minister of Economy Farid Abdulganiev, Turkey’s Deputy Minister of Economy Fatih Metin, President of DEIK Nail Opak and Chairman of Turkey-Russia Business Council Tuncay Özilhan and also several businessmen and representatives of companies.