SRINAGAR: A 34-member delegation of businessmen from the UAE, Hong Kong and other GCC countries, which is on four-day visit to Jammu & Kashmir to explore investment opportunities, on Tuesday met local businessmen and entrepreneurs during Gulf Business Summit in Srinagar.
Lt Governor Manoj Sinha highlighted the scope for cooperation between Jammu & Kashmir and GCC companies to make the 'paradise on earth' the most beautiful investment destination in the world.
"We promise to provide global standard end-to-end facilities for the businesses, skilled workforce, transparent and hassle-free regulatory mechanism and creation of necessary infrastructure wherever required," Sinha said.
"Since my Dubai Expo visit in January, many companies from the UAE have announced long-term plans for J&K. We are ready to take the relationship to a qualitatively new level and strengthen our economic partnership," he added.
Thanking India and Indians "who built with us the UAE", Abdul al Shaybani, CEO of Emirates International Investment Group, said, "Kashmir is a piece of paradise. There is a big opportunity for our whole team to invest here." The delegation visited stalls put up by entrepreneurs at SKICC.