The Journey

What began as a dream has now manifested into a catalyst of change.

Enriching Entrepreneurs

Supporting the Entrepreneurial Spirit within the community for the good of society.

Community Service

Service is a natural urge and we strive to give back to the community


We aim at enhancing our organization’s presence through various platforms.

Board of Directors

Mr. Ahmed A.r. Buhari


Founder President & CEO - Coal & Oil Group

Mr.W.S. Habib

Director General

Managing Director, RWD

Dr. J. Sadakkadulla


Former Regional Director, RBI

Mr.Shoukath Sherif

Director - Public Relations

CMD, Sherif Cargo

Mr.A.Althaf Husain

Director - Charities & Homes

Director - Majestic Foundations

Mr.Sajid Sathak

Director - Project Investment Advisory

MD - Inno Advisory India P Ltd

Mr.Elias Sait


Director Finance - MEASI

Mr.T. Adnan Ahmed

Director & Zonal Secretary - Chennai

MD, T Abdul Wahid Tanneries P Ltd

Dr.K.M.Abul Hasan

Director & Zonal Secretary - Coimbatore

MD, City Hospital, Erode

Dr.M.A. Mohamed Nizam

Director & Zonal Secretary - Trichy

Secretary & Correspondent, MAM College of Engineering

About UEF

The United Economic Forum strives to work to improve the socio-economic status of the backward community and society at large. Founded in 1979 by Alhaj Dr B.S. Abdur Rahman, Visionary and Educationist, the United Economic Forum aims to bring together Industrialists, Businessmen, Entrepreneurs, Technocrats, Professionals, Intellectuals and NGOs to work for the common good of the community.

The forum today is a premier Chamber of Commerce and seeks to be a significant contributor to Economic, Educational and Social transformation of the State of Tamilnadu.

One among the forum's many goals is to work towards the development of Entrepreneurs, offer them the latest in training, technology and access to emerging opportunities, innovations, emerging markets, government concessions and  facilitate project financing that include Sharia-compliant funds.

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International ADVISORS

Mohamed Rafe Haneef

CEO, Group Transaction Banking – CIMB

Jahangir Mohammed

Founder & CEO – Twin Health Inc.

Azmat Taufique

Founder and Chairman – Blue Monsoon Pte. Ltd.

Asif Chida

Sector Development Specialist - UNDP Pacific Office, Fiji.

Rehana Ameer

Founder / CEO - Prosap Corporation Limited, UK. Councillor City of London Corporation.

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UEF in theNews

Education critical for uplift of Muslims

Chennai: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Saturday said educational backwardness of Muslims was the main reason which hampered their progress economically.


The 2nd edition of UEF Trade Summit, an another mega event of the UEF Chamber of Commerce was successfully convened at Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai, on 18th & 19th November, 2017. MoU’s signed for Rs 2,650 Crores during TS 2017

WIEF-UEF Roundtable in Chennai

The WIEF Roundtable, an initiative of WIEF Foundation, recently joined forces with UEF and co-organised the event in Chennai on 10th Nov 2018. It focused on the development of Islamic financing, investment.

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