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India eyes investment opportunities at UAE-India economic forum

Updated: Oct 18, 2016 11:33 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct. 18 (ANI): Minister of State for Foreign Affairs M.J Akbar on Tuesday left for Abu Dhabi to attend the second edition of the annual UAE-India Economic Forum (UIEF) aimed to explore investment opportunities in sectors like infrastructure, ports, railways and tourism in India.

The two-day forum would set to be inaugurated by Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on October 19-20 while M.J. Akbar will deliver a keynote speech on the second day of the gathering.

The line-up of speakers include top leaders from the industry from both the countries, with UIEF emerging as a definitive networking and knowledge-sharing platform for major investors and government leaders.

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had inaugurated the first edition of the forum last year.

The second edition of the UIEF is supported by the UAE's Ministry of Economy, UAE International Investors Council, Federation of UAE Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Invest India and Abu Dhabi Global Market. (ANI)