The Indo-UAE Global Investment Summit conference has significance in view of the fact that India has emerged as the new frontier of investment opportunities, especially with the new initiatives by its government to facilitate trade and investment, encourage the investment institutions of UAE to raise their investments in India, including through the establishment of UAE-India Infrastructure Investment Fund.
According to estimates, with this fund in place, it is expected that the trade basket of India and GCC would be reaching a target of USD 75 billion in due course of time for rapid expansion of next generation infrastructure, especially also in railways, ports, roads, airports and industrial corridors and parks.
Among the prominent corporate entities that participated in this conference comprise National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA), Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), Dubai Investments PJSC, ADS Securities LLC, Finance House, Gulf Capital Pvt. JSC, Abu Dhabi Financial Group (ADFG), MASDAR INVESTMENT LLC, Noor Capital, Royal Capital Real Estate Investment, Mesirow Financial (Abu Dhabi), ALMAL Capital, Dubai Shariah Asset Management, SHUAA Capital, Dubai International Capital LLC, Emirates NBD, Al Habtoor Leighton LLC, Al Geemi & Partners Contracting Co. L.L.C (AGP), Al Manader Roads & Building Contracting L.L.C, ACCIONA Infrastructure, ADMAK General Contracting Company W.L.L, AECOM, Al Fahjan Est, Noor Al Sahara General Contracting L.L.C, EMARAT, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC),Crescent Petroleum, Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Petroleum Operations Ltd, Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Ltd., Dolphin Energy Limited, International Petroleum Investment Company IPIC and the like.
The conference included eminent speakers like Dr. Ranjeet Mehta, Director – PHD Chamber, Mr. Kulwant Singh, President – Indian Business & Professional Council Dubai, Mr. Mohamed Al Musharrkh – Deputy Director of Sharjah Foreign Direct Investment Office, Sharjah Investment and Development Authority, Mr. Pankaj Jain – IAS (R), Former Secretary, Govt. of India and Chairman, Sulabh Sanitation Mission Foundation, Dr. Jatinder Singh – Senior Secretary, PHD Chamber. The technical sessions speakers included Mr. Syed Hashimi – President/CEO, Global Energy Avenue Holdings, Mr. Naunihal Singh – CEO, Strands Salons Pvt. Ltd, Mr Anuj Khanna, – Director, TNRIC Services Pvt. Limited, Mr. Al Arabi Hamdi – Economic Advisor, Arab Authority for Agricultural Investment And Development (AAAID)-Dubai, Mr .Mohammed Ali Lootah – Channel Management Manager, Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA), Mr. Musthafa Zafeer – Managing Director, Musthafa & Almana
World Brands Summit 2016 is an initiative to recognize the companies that have shown tremendous brand growth in the past few years. It is aimed at identifying those Indian and Asian brands which, through their robust growth and formidable presence, are successfully taking on and outshining their competitors and have created a trust factor in the minds of their consumers. Along with the brands, this platform also felicitated entrepreneurs and brand guardians that have lead these brands to the stature of being the Most Trusted.
Mr. Sanjay Kumar, Director WBR Corp said on the occasion: “I have always believed that it’s the business leaders, the entrepreneurs, and the professional service providers who make the real contribution when it comes to employment generation and the GDP growth of their respective countries. Your commitment towards growth, creating employment and providing customer satisfaction is truly commendable and must be encouraged and nurtured as it can inspire the future generations.
This unique initiative of ours is to promote the pursuit of Most Trusted Brands and Leaders of Asia is definitely a step in the right direction to motivate you all to strive harder.
I hope that all of you will see greater heights in the times to come, and that your success will also motivate others in your industries to follow suit. I sincerely would like to see you all keep up the good work and achieve the very best in future”.
Dr. Ranjeet Mehta, Director PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Mr. Pankaj Jain, IAS (R), Former Secretary, Govt. of India and Chairman, Sulabh Sanitation Mission Foundation gave away awards to the winners in a gala award ceremony. The winning brands and leaders included: Intex Technologies India Ltd., Bajaj Auto Ltd, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Mr. Prem Nath (Prem Nath & Associates), Roop Mantra, Panasonic India Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Pankaj Jain, Kaya Ltd., Mr. Priyank Sukhija, Mr. Umang Monga, Dr. Ortho, Azael Manufacturing Pvt. Ltd., Anandam Retirement Community, Pushti Tours & Travels, Mr. Tarun Ahuja (Peak Performance Trainings), D S Max Properties Pvt. Ltd., Maxcure Group of Hospitals, HandsUp, Accumass, Legend Designers, Plexus Neuro Centre, Dr. Praveen Gupta, Malhotra Cables Pvt. Ltd., Ashoka Institute of Technology & Management, The Hemisphere, Gateway Devcon Pvt. Ltd., Narayani Hotels & Resorts Ltd., Eye-Q Super Specialty Eye Hospital, Apfel Foods and Hospitality Pvt. Ltd, Param Dairy Ltd., TriFid Research Pvt. Ltd., Dr. K.K. Kapur, Niswa Engineering Solution, Amarprakash Developers (P) Ltd., Strands Salon Pvt. Ltd., Chef Mr. Akshay Nayyar and Samskruti Builders Pvt. Ltd.
BrandSpeak, the Coffee Table book celebrating economic growth in Asia was also launched during World Brands Summit 2016 which would be with distributed in Premier Universities, Colleges, Hotels, Airport Lounges, and Coffee Shops etc. in Asia.
“As you’d expect from any organisation that’s as zealous about quality as World Brands Review Corporation is, we’re continuously working upon improving our methodology to take into account newer criteria, assigning more realistic weight to the existing ones and arriving at more comprehensive and objective rankings. Feedback from industry experts is also sought and taken into account to ensure that our rankings depict the true picture of the quality that these institutions stand for.