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Modi woos NRI investors in UAE

August 17, 2015 11:26 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to NRI investors to renew their efforts to bring in more investments into India.

Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi taking a selfie with Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Dr. Anwar Gargash and Yusuffali M A at the Shiekh Zayed Grand Mosque, at Abu Dhabi, UAE. Photograph, courtesy: PIB

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met leading NRI investors in UAE, who briefed him about various projects they are investing in India.

Businessmen led by Abu Dhabi Chamber Director board member, Yusuffali M A briefed the Prime Minister about the prevailing business scenario in the UAE and also about the challenges faced by them while investing in India.

In the meeting, Modi, the first Indian Prime Minister to visit the country in 34 years, appealed to NRI investors to renew their efforts to bring in more investments into the country especially in the infrastructure and related fields and highlighted the role of 'Make-in-India' for the future generation of Indians.

Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group and Regional Director (Middle East) of Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) said the entire community is excited about the visit.

"This visit will further boost the relations between India and UAE as India is the 3rd largest trading partner with UAE," he said.

About 2.6 million Indians constitute nearly 30 per cent of the population of this country.

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