Dubai: The inaugural UAE India Economic Forum is set to open its doors to delegates from November 16 — 17 in Dubai. The forum will host an elite gathering of senior dignitaries, government officials and business leaders, including a distinguished panels of speakers who will discuss strategies and solutions to investor challenges in India.

The UAE India Economic Forum will be inaugurated by India’s Minister of Finance, Arun Jaitley, who will also give the opening address.

Several leading corporations with strong business interests in the UAE and India have also endorsed the forum as sponsors. These include NMC Group, SBI Bank, IFFCO Group, Barjeel Geojit and Abu Dhabi Ports.

The two-day event will bring together more than 200 delegates, consisting mainly of political and business leaders from the UAE and India. The forum will encourage debate and dialogue in several areas of opportunity such as energy, traditional and renewable, infrastructure, financial services and tourism, including medical and wellness tourism, in addition to prospects in the Indian Digital space.

Dr B. R Shetty, CEO and MD of NMC Group and UAE Exchange, said, “We see a lot of synergies between our UAE and India businesses, and plan to make big investments in both countries in the months ahead”.