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Letter of appreciation for the participation in Russia-Africa summit addressed to NNIAT LLC founder

Ruslan Tokaev, NNIAT LLC Founder, received a letter of appreciation from Roscongress foundation, for the participation in Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum.

Russia–Africa Summit and Economic Forum took place on 23–24 October in Sochi under the motto “For Peace, Security and Development” and was attended by official representatives of 54 African states and over 1100 representatives of international business.

This is the first time in the history of modern Russia that an event of this kind has been held at such a high level, and it is unprecedented in the history of Russian-African relations. Official delegations from African countries and business representatives expressed great interest in the further development of relations, and in deepening and intensifying Russian-African cooperation. 


To Ruslan Tokaev


Nizhny Novgorod Institute of Applied Technologies LLC

Dear Ruslan Borisovich!

We were glad to welcome you among the participants of Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum. The event’s motto was “For Peace, Security and Development”.

All 54 African states were represented officially at the Russia–Africa Summit, 45 of which were represented by their heads of state and government. At the Summit a final declaration was adopted by the participants. The document outlines a set of goals and objectives for the further development of Russian-African cooperation in politics, security, the economy, science, technology, culture and humanitarian fields.

The main programme included over 30 sessions, covering the development of trade and economic relations, existing and potential joint projects in the oil and gas sector and agribusiness, the creation of transport infrastructure, construction, and nuclear energy. 

The Russia–Africa Economic Forum was attended by more than 6,000 participants and media representatives from Russia and 104 foreign countries and territories. Among the participants were over 1,100 representatives of international business, around 1,400 representatives of Russian business, over 1,900 members of official foreign delegations and over 300 Russian delegation members.

92 agreements, contracts and memoranda of understanding were signed at Russia–Africa Summit and Economic Forum 2019. Documents worth a total of RUB 1.004 trillion were signed, excluding agreements whose value is a trade secret. 

The outcomes of Russia–Africa Summit and Economic Forum are available at the following links:

  • Outcomes of Russia–Africa Summit and Economic Forum
  • Records of the broadcasts of business programme events
  • Roscongress Photobank
  • TASS Photobank

Keep on top with the latest news of business environment in the sphere of Russian-African cooperation and follow the news on the preparation of the next Forum in section News on official website.

We will be glad to meet you at other events!

Best regards,