Gulf News supports Second edition of UAE – India Economic Forum as Official English News Partner

Gulf News, the most widely read English newspaper in the Middle East, has announced its partnership with the second edition of UAE India Economic Forum (UIEF) as Official English News Partner. Organized by UMS Conferences, the forum is the most definitive platform for major investors and government leaders from UAE and India to discuss rapidly […]

UAE’s Al-Futtaim to distribute Blue Star cooling products

  Al-Futtaim Technology for Buildings Energy Efficiency Services has entered into an agreement with Blue Star Ltd, one of India’s largest air conditioning companies, for an exclusive distributorship of its cooling products across the UAE. The agreement was signed recently by Dawood Bin Ozair, senior managing director of the Al-Futtaim Engineering and Technologies, and Vir […]

UAE-based VPS Healthcare to invest Rs 1,000 crore in India in healthcare facilities

The UAE-based healthcare conglomerate VPS Healthcare is entering India by acquiring majority stake in Lakeshore Hospital in Kerala, a tertiary level super specialty hospital and pioneer in large-scale health tourism. Announcing this decision Dr Shamsheer Vayalil, managing director, VPS Healthcare, said the acquisition is a part of the ambitious expansion plans VPS has chalked out […]

Why Indian startups are making a beeline for the UAE

Regions with the most startup activity apply certain principles to attract startups. They build a common resource to attract a specific industry, create an environment where industry players would like to live and work, and articulate values backed by an action plan. Population in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has exploded from less than a […]

UAE likely to open consulate in Kerala in August

The UAE is expected to open its new consulate in India in the southern state of Kerala in August. A senior diplomat has been appointed the first Consul-General at the proposed consulate in Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala, and he will also take charge next month. However, the official announcement in this regard will be […]

Cabinet nod to India, UAE agreement on infrastructure fund

The union cabinet approved the MoU between India and the UAE signed on February 11, 2016, to mobilize long-term investment into the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), an official statement said here. The objective of NIIF is to maximize economic impact mainly through infrastructure development in commercially viable projects, both greenfield and brownfield, including […]

UAE’s Ministry of Economy supports the 2nd UAE – India Economic Forum

The deep economic and commercial engagement between UAE and India has been the cornerstone of a strong bilateral relationship. Bilateral trade exceeding $ 60 Billion reflects the evolution of this strategic and growing partnership. With several key trade agreements and partnerships in place, both economies are positioned as attractive investment destinations and strong partners. As […]

India’s smart city push gets boost from the UAE

A Dubai-owned IT and business park in Kochi in the south Indian state of Kerala launched yesterday following years of delays. It comes as the Indian government gears up to spend as much as US$580 million across 20 cities chosen under the smart cities programme set up by Narendra Modi, the prime minister. It marks […]