Finance Minister to attend India-UAE Partnership Summit in Dubai

‘Potential investment areas in JK include Dry Port, Medi-City, Agricultural Infra, Sports City, Educational City, says Drabu 

Srinagar: JK Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu on Sunday left for UAE to attend the India-UAE Partnership Summit (IUPS) to be held in Dubai on 30/31 October 2017.

The Summit is being jointly organized by the Embassy of India, Abu Dhabi, Consulate General of India, Dubai and UAE-based premium business body Business Leaders’ Forum (BLF).

Around 800 top businessmen, Ministers, officials, investors and academics from both India and UAE are attending the summit with the objective of significantly enhancing investments from UAE to India.

The summit will focus on key areas of strategic partnership, investments-implementation and travel and tourism sector. Drabu is scheduled to speak on investment opportunities in Jammu and Kashmir in the session on “J&K: Investing in Peace, Prosperity and Development”.

“Among the main opportunities, I will showcase and discuss with potential investors the projects including Dry Port, Medi-City, Entertainment Theme Park, Cold Chain, Agricultural Infrastructure, Sports City and Educational City in J&K,” Drabu said.

The other key speakers at the Summit include Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Alphons Kannanthanam, Minister of State (Independent Charge) Tourism, Govt of India, Abdullah al Nuaimi, UAE Minister of State for Infrastructure Development, Navdeep Singh Suri, Ambassador of India to UAE, Dr Ahmed Al Banna, UAE Ambassador to India, Abdulla Al Saleh, Undersecretary UAE Ministry of Economy, Sami Ahmad Dhaen Al Qamzi, Director General of the Department of Economic Development, Dubai, Dr Azad Moopen, President Business Leaders Forum Dubai, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Chairman and managing director of Biocon Limited, Sultan bin Saeed al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy, Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Aisha Abdulla Miran, Assistant Secretary General, Strategy Management & Governance Sector, Executive Council of Dubai, Jamal Saif Al Jarwan,  UAEIIC Secretary General, Shaji ul Mulk, Partner & Head, Economics, Regulatory & Policy Advisory, KPMG India,  Payal Koul Mirakhur, Vice President, Invest India, Satpal Ji Maharaj, Minister of Tourism, Govt of Uttrakhand, Kamal Puri, Chairman, Skyline University,  Sunil Sinha, Resident Director- Middle East & North, Saif Saeed Ghobash, Director General, Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority, Gerald Lawless, CEO Jumeirah Group, Dr Layla Al Marzouqi, Director of Health Regulation, Medical Tourism Project Dubai, Sandeep Jajodia, President ASSOCHAM and KT Rama Rao, Minister for IT, Govt of Telangana.

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