25 Jan. 2017
Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Saud Al-Thani, Chief Executive Officer, Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), Ivan Glasenberg, CEO Glencore PLC and Carlo Messina, Managing Director and CEO of Intesa.
President Putin lauded their contribution towards Rosneft privatization program and investments. Igor Sechin, Chairman of the Russian Rosneft Company was also present in meeting.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Saud Al -Thani said that the QIA concluded yesterday an agreement with the Russian Direct Investment Fund , worth two billion dollars for investment in Russia.
Sheikh Abdullah briefed Russian President Vladimir Putin on joint investments with VTB in St. Petersburg Pulkovo Airport project and other investments along with Russian Sovereign Fund.
The Russian President hoped for the further joint investments in other areas.