She pointed out that the India-UAE Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement was already "operationalised" and there was a huge scope in terms of employment generation.
The CEPA covers the widest possible array of subjects and includes areas like digital economy. It marks a turnaround from the Centre’s deep-seated scepticism about bilateral FTAs
India-UAE trade pact may benefit USD 26 billion worth of domestic goods subjected to 5 per cent duty
Labour-intensive industries would gain substantially from the pact.
Two Indians and a Pakistani national, were killed in drone attacks near the Abu Dhabi airport that sparked multiple explosions in the capital of the United Arab Emirates.
A suspected drone attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels targeting a key oil facility in Abu Dhabi killed three people and sparked a separate fire at Abu Dhabi's international airport on January 17, 2022.
Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal added that the government was striving to conclude several early harvest agreements so that their benefits could reach the industry soon.
Besides India, the ban has been lifted for Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Nigeria and Uganda.
Air Chief Marshal Bhadauri's visit to the UAE comes nearly eight months after Chief of Army Staff Gen MM Naravane travelled to that country.
On Saturday, a court ruled that the passengers from India with a valid residence visa who have received two doses of a UAE-approved vaccine will be allowed to travel to Dubai.