Piyush Goyal embark on two-day visit to UAE from today


Commerce, Industry and Railways Minister Shri Piyush Goyal will be on a two-day visit to the UAE from today. He will unveil the design of the four-storey India pavilion in the Opportunity District at the Expo site in Dubai.

The pavilion would represent the rich history and culture of India, close ties between India and the UAE. The building will embody India’s worship of nature and will be environment-friendly. It will also showcase the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi being celebrated this year.

Twenty-seven focus sectors have been identified to showcase India’s advances in space, pharmaceuticals, information technology, renewable energy and telecom sectors and also India’s strength in innovation and start-ups, the press release further stated. The Dubai World Expo 2020 is scheduled to take place for six months beginning from October next year to April 2021.

Shri Goyal will also attend the meeting of 7th India-UAE High-Level Task Force on Investment. He co-chair the meeting with Sheikh Hamad bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Managing Director of Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.