Global Jain business forum to open Dubai chapter

September 26th, 2008 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS  

KPMGDubai, Sep 26 (IANS) In a bid to explore business opportunities in India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a global Jain business forum will open a new Dubai chapter this month.The Jain International Trade Organisation (JITO), comprising Jain businessmen, industrialists, knowledge workers and professionals from across the world, has announced that the new Dubai chapter will be opened in the course of a conference here Sep 26-28.

“This is where in the business opportunities in India and UAE will be explored and industry wise B2B group meetings and group visits to relevant locations, including sector wise meetings, shall be arranged with respective authorities for sectors like real estate, information technology, diamond, gems and jewellery, construction, gifts and novelties, finance and banking, automobiles, metals, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, textile and garments, electronics and home appliances,” JITO said in a statement.

The objective, it said, would be to create and enhance knowledge about all kinds of trade.

During the course of the event in Dubai, business opportunities in India, Dubai and countries with JITO chapters will be discussed at large.

Global consultancy firm KPMG’s Mumbai and Dubai chapters will make presentations as also will other dignitaries in Dubai.

JITO will also unveil its JITO Vision 2010-2015, which is aimed at enhancing the knowledge wealth of the Jain community.

Industry wise B2B group meetings and group visits to relevant locations will also be organised. There will also be meetings with respective authorities in Dubai for sectors like real estate, IT, jewellery, finance market and textiles.

The Mumbai-based JITO is registered as a public limited company under Section 25 of India’s Companies Act, according to its website.

It has a broad-based governing council including 24 officebearers from different zones in India and 24 from international zones.

“Through mutual interactions, JITO wishes to establish a network to plan, strategise and open avenues for a world-class organization of Jains, united to achieve higher economic prosperity and take care of the underprivileged and enrich humanity with a world free of violence, poverty and disease,” the JITO statement said.

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