The two-day India-UAE Partnership Summit being inaugurated in Dubai hopes to further accelerate bilateral trade and investment between the two countries. The Summit with a theme of Investment Implementation, will deliberate at how key projects in India can be executed with the support of UAE based businesses and investors. Healthcare, tourism, infrastructure and education are some of the areas of focus during the Summit.
The private sector of India and the UAE, especially the NRI business community have come forward to support the strategic government-to-government partnership, first by creating a new pan-UAE business entity, the Business Leaders Forum (BLF) in March 2017. BLF, set up under the direct guidance of the UAE Ministry of Economy, Embassy of India and Consulate General of India, is the new umbrella organisation of business leaders in the UAE.
The Summit is expected to be attended by more than 800 delegates including Ministers, Officials, industry bodies and others from both the countries.