Dubai — The two-day Dubai Global Convention 2015 held by the Institute of Directors concluded on Tuesday with a call to global business leaders to partner with India for mutual growth and development.
Shaikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Lt Gen J S Ahluwalia, president, Directors of India; and Justice Arijit Pasayat, co-chairman, Institue of Directors India; presenting the Golden Peacock Distinguished Fellow award to Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer during the Golden Peacock Awards at in Dubai on Monday. — KT photo Dhes Handumon
Speakers at the second day’s Global Business Meet with a focus on “Make in India” highlighted the business opportunities and dealt at length on the openness, regulatory framework, governance, and incentives to ensure ease of doing business in India. Discussions covered manufacturing, skill development and technology transfer; trade; infrastructure development and smart city development and financial investments.
On this occasion the prestigious Golden Peacock Awards were also presented to outstanding companies for their work in training, quality, business excellence and innovative product and services.
Golden Peacock Awards and distinguished fellowships were presented by Shaikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development. This year’s IOD Distinguished Fellowship was conferred upon Saeed Mohammad Al Tayer, managing director and chief executive of Dewa. The convention was opened T.P. Seetharam, Ambassador of India to UAE.
In his inaugural address, Shaikh Nahyan said: “I take great pleasure in inaugurating the Dubai Global Convention 2015 at a perfect location for serious discussions of innovation, creativity, and excellence. This year of innovation in the UAE coincides with the 25th anniversary of the Institute of Directors. That happy coincidence emphasizes our shared concern for excellence. The excellence that you recognize today with the Golden Peacock Awards is precisely the kind of excellence that we continually seek.”
Golden Peacock Awards, instituted by IOD, India, are internationally the most recognised transparently assessed awards which are based on self-assessment reports and careful examination by assessors and jury.
These awards are basically launched with the intention to assess the performance of the companies on new processes and outcomes and to educate them on following the right path in the competitive global markets.
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