Abu Dhabi to host 2nd India-UAE Strategic Conclave

ABU DHABI, 20th November, 2018 (WAM) — The capital city of Abu Dhabi will host the second edition of the India-UAE Strategic Conclave on 27th November, 2018, under the patronage and in the presence of Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance.

The day-long conclave, to be held at the Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi, will initiate a dialogue to widen the scope of bilateral investments. Key business leaders and senior government officials will come together to lay the blueprint for greater economic cooperation between the two countries and explore the economic gains through boosting the status of both countries as major trade hubs and key gateways to regional and international markets.

Commenting on the significance of the conclave, Deepak Lamba, President, Times Strategic Solutions Limited, said, “We are glad to conduct the second edition of India-UAE Strategic Conclave in Abu Dhabi this year. This will further enhance the insights from the inaugural edition by identifying key areas for more investment flows between the two nations. This conference will enhance the connection between the governments and business communities of both countries to forge new partnerships and explore the possibilities of deeper cooperation in sectors of mutual interest.”

“The conclave happens at a time when both the countries are seeking to increase innovation and entrepreneurship in sectors of mutual interest. Since India and the UAE are two of the world’s largest and fastest-growing emerging markets, the conclave will provide a platform to highlight investment potential in India and the UAE by creating awareness among investors about exciting opportunities,” he added.

Sheikh Nahyan will deliver the keynote speech at the conclave, which will be inaugurated by Navdeep Suri, Indian Ambassador to the UAE. The conclave will also feature Abdulla Al Saleh, Under-Secretary of Foreign Trade and Industry at the Ministry of Economy, and Dr. Matar Al Neyadi, Under-Secretary at the Ministry of Energy.

The line-up of thought-leaders to be featured in the conclave includes Dr. Mohammed Alahbabi, Director-General of the UAE Space Agency; Sharafuddin Sharaf, Chairman, UAE-India Business Council, UIBC, and Vice Chairman of the Sharaf Group; Abdulla Alshehi, MD, Chief Consultant and Founder of National Advisor Bureau Limited; Ankur Singh, CEO and Vice Chairman of Dana Group of Companies; Dr BR Shetty, Founder and Chairman, NMC Healthcare; Rajiv Agarwal, CEO and MD, Essar Ports; Cyrus Engineer, MD, SP International Property Developers, and Dilip Chenoy, Secretary-General of The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, FICCI.

Other senior leaders at the conclave include Gautam Sashittal, CEO of Dubai Multi-Commodities Centre, DMCC; Arvind Varchaswi, MD, Sri Tattva; Saurabh Kochar, Co-Founder of Foodpanda; M.A Yussuf Ali, Chairman and MD, Lulu International Group; Capt. BVJK Sharma, Joint MD and CEO of JSW Infrastructure Ltd; Ulugbek Yuldashev, CEO and Founder of AWOK.com; Raza Siddiqui, CEO of Arabian Healthcare Group, and Sangita Reddy, Executive Director of Apollo Hospitals Group in India.

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