Dr. Ahmed Albanna attended the inauguration of Global SME Business Summit 2016 at Hotel Lalit (November 22, 2016). Theme of this year's summit is 'Global SME Partnerships for sustained growth and equitable development. This summit is organized by CII in partnership with Ministry of MSME. The Event was also Inaugrated by Shri. Giriraj Singh, Minister of state, Minister of state in MSME Ministry, Shri Haribhai Chaudhary, Minister of state, Ministry of MSME, Government of India, H.E Mr Abdulla Al Saleh, Undersecretary- Foreign Trade & Industry- Ministry of Economy, Dr Naushad Forbes, President - confederation of Indian Industry, Mr Milon K Nag, co-chairman - CII National MSME Council.
The objective of this summit is to enhance the global linkages between SME’S by creating a platform for Mutual Development through Knowledge sharing sessions, B2B meetings, an India SME Expo, participation of top government officials, high profile entrepreneurs and business leaders, industry experts from India and abroad, key executives from the financial services sector, representatives from academia and other important stakeholders. It connect the Global SMEs with the Indian SMEs for mutual business development and explore the emerging Indian market. This summit will also work towards creating a strong platform for key decision makers, business leaders and multilateral, global funding agencies to address issues common to SMEs and identify cross-border partnership opportunities.
H.E Dr . Ahmed Albanna added “Platform like this has exposed Indian MSMEs to a plethora of opportunities as well as challenges.“