Opportunities for India and Uae in Bilateral Investments

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Opportunities for India and UAE
In Bilateral Investments
Soumen Pattanayak
Institute of Management Technology,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Soumen.pattanayak08@gmail.com
Rahul Hoare
Institute of Management Technology,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates rahulhoare@gmail.com ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
This research paper is made possible through the help and support from everyone,
Including: parents, teachers, friends, our institute IMT and in essence, all sentient beings. Especially, please allow us to dedicate our acknowledgment of gratitude toward the following significant advisors and contributors. First and foremost, we would like to thank Dr. Vimi Jham for her support and encouragement. She kindly read our paper and offered invaluable detailed advices on the theme of the paper.
Second, we would like to thank our institute, Institute of Management Technology, Dubai for providing us a platform to do the research on Bilateral Investment.
Finally, we sincerely thank to our parents, family, and friends for their encouragement. The product of this research paper would not be possible without all of them.

About the author

Rahul Hoare was born in Kolkata, India (1989). He obtained the B.E degree in
Electronics and Telecommunication from University of Pune, India in 2013. Currently pursuing his
Masters in Business Administration from Institute of Management Technology Dubai, UAE.

Soumen Pattanayak was born in Angul, Orissa, India, in 1986. He received the B.Tech degree in Applied Electronics and Instrumentation engineering from Biju Patnaik University of Technology,
Orissa, India, in 2009.He has 5 years’ experience in oil and gas construction sector in India and Singapore.
Currently he is pursuing his Masters in Business Administration at Institute of Management Technology,
Dubai.

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