OREANDA-NEWS  Qatar is interested in cooperation with Russia on the implementation of the North-South International Transport Corridor (ITC), said Qatar's Ambassador to Moscow Ahmed bin Nasser bin Jasim Al Thani.

"Qatar pays great attention to joint projects with the Russian Federation and the North-South project is very important for many countries in the region. But we all understand that special conditions in the international arena now require us to focus on this project and maximize our efforts to implement it. We are now very interested in partnering with Russia in this project," he said during a session at the Russia-Islamic World: KazanForum International Economic Forum.

The International Economic Forum of Russia and the countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation "Russia – the Islamic World: KazanForum" is taking place in Kazan on May 14-19. KazanForum is a platform for strengthening trade, economic, scientific, technical, social and cultural ties between Russia and the countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. By decree of the President of the Russian Federation, the forum has received federal status since 2023. The Organizing Committee is headed by Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Marat Khusnullin.