The first India-Arab CEO summit that will engage industry
leaders will begin in Dubai on December 7. The trade summit
will explore business opportunities between India and
the Gulf region.
be hosted by UAE's ministry of economy and India's commerce
ministry, the summit will be an annual event.
is a centuries-old relationship between India and the
Arab world that extends beyond trade and culture,"
India's commerce minister Kamal Nath said.
is natural that we should seek to strengthen and build
on the relationship that exists," UAE's minister
of economy Shaikha Lubna Al Qasimi added.
with an infrastructure investment requirement of over
$150 billion in 10 years and an investor friendly policy
environment, offers excellent investment opportunity over
the long term," Kamal Nath said.
India-Arab CEO meet is one of those programmes of annual
region-to-region summits, targeting leading global emerging
economies (Brazil, Russia, India and China), who with
the their large populations and immense potential for
growth have begun to attract substantial investments from
the Arab world, Khalid Al Malik, CEO of Moutamarat which
is co-organising the summit.
The summit would launch a CEO guide - the first in the
series of such guides that will accompany each of the
CEO summits that Dubai-based Moutamarat will co-organise
with business leaders of Brazil, Russia, India and China.
a joint venture between Dubai Holding and Saudi
Research and Publishing Company, has partnered with the
Confederation of Indian Industry to generate essential
business data for the Arab world.