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UAE Charge D' Affaires H.E. Saed Mohamed Almheiri inaugurates First International Rice Summit in New Delhi; reaffirms India as UAE's strategic partner

Inaugurating the 1st International Rice Summit organized by the Market Times TV from 18th to 19th December 2015, at New Delhi, H.E. Saed Mohamed Almheiri, Charge D' Affaires A.I., Embassy of the United Arab Emirates said that India is UAE’s strategic partner and UAE wants to extend the relations beyond commercial, which will benefit the masses in a long way.

H.E.  Saed Almheiri also added that “UAE is one of the largest market for Indian Rice and the gateway to other Middle East Countries. India exported US$ 440 million value of rice to UAE in last year.” He also appreciated the efforts undertaken by the Market Times TV to organise the first international rice summit.

Mr. Ahmad Bin Harib Alfalahi, UAE Commercial & Trade Attaché to India also addressed the gathering. He said that rice and especially Indian basmati rice is one of the staple food product in Middle East countries and especially UAE.  Mr. Alfalahi highlighted the UAE's reputation as an important point of transit quoting that over 40 percent of total tea products globally pass through UAE. He encouraged Indian rice exporters to utilize the UAE logistics strengths to increase their exports further making UAE as rice trading hub.

Experts in the related fields also addressed the Summit, which was largely attended by the delegates from India vis-à-vis major importing exporting countries such as Iran, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Philippines, Turkey, Bulgaria, Georgia, Ukraine, China etc.

A cultural program depicting the cross cultural exchange also marked the occasion.

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