Activity - Timeline

The United Economic Forum has been very active in meeting up with its key stakeholders and promoting entrepreneurship during several meetings. The forum has also partnered with a number of important Islamic bodies to empower our Community back home.

Here's a look at some of the important events that UEF has been involved in since Ahmed A.R. Buhari took over as the President

  • Guest Lecture by Dr. Jahangir Mohammed, Founder & CEO of Jasper Technologies and GM of Cisco IoT, USA.

  • Business Meet of UEF Members and Indonesia Ambassador and delegates.

  • UEF Trade Summit 2017 - United Economic Forum Chamber of Commerce convened the 2nd Edition of Trade Summit on 18th and 19th November 2017. The Trade Summit convened at Chennai Trade Centre, was inaugurated by Hon’ble Finance Minister of J&K Mr. Haseeb Drabu. It was also attended by Hon’ble Dy. CM of TN Mr. O. Panneerselvam, State Ministers, Minister of Industry & Commerce of Sri Lanka, Mr. Rishad Bathiudeen and by over 900 leading Industrialists, businessmen, bureaucrats and delegates and around 50 renowned speakers from 10 overseas countries. Excellent feedback from public and proved to be a grand event of its kind.

  • Curtain Raiser for 2nd UEF Trade Summit 2017.

  • Guest Lecture by HE Dr. Sabit Subasic, Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • Business Meet of UEF Members and Kyrgyzstan delegates.

  • Guest Lecture by Ms. Fawzia Peer, Deputy Mayor of eThekwini Municipality, Durban, South Africa and Director, Minara Chamber of Commerce.

  • MoU signed with Turkish India Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

  • UEF members delegation attended 12th WIEF Conference at Jakarta.

  • UEF Trade Summit 2015 - The first UEF Trade Summit, inaugurated by Former CM of J&K Late Mr. Mufti Mohammed Sayeed, was convened at ITC Grand Chola, Chennai, on 14th and 15th November which was first of its kind organized by our Community. Attended by over 700 leading Industrialists, businessmen, bureaucrats, 35 renowned speakers, and delegates from 7 overseas countries. It was a grand success befitting the stature of our community.

  • UEF TS 2015 Curtain Raiser at Dubai.

  • UEF TS 2015 Curtain Raiser at Singapore.

  • Curtain Raiser for 1st UEF Trade Summit 2015.

  • MoU signed with IoB and GKIP, Trichy.

  • 10th WIEF Conference at Dubai

  • UEF Coimbatore Zonal Conference - 31.08.14

  • UEF 30th Annual General Body Meeting at Mutiara Thermal Power Plant, Tuticorin.

  • The Trichy Zonal Conference was organised on February 23, 2013 to focus on making the community a formidable force in Tamil Nadu's industrial sector.

  • In the year 2013, Ahmed A.R. Buhari met with the Japanese Consul General, Masanori Nakano San, which was followed by another meeting with the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) in Chennai on the matter of 'Opportunities for Joint Ventures'. A meeting on the same lines is expected with Singapore Govt. Companies very soon.

  • A significant milestone was the participation of the forum's key members at the World Islamic Economic Forum in Johor, Malaysia. Over 2,100 global Islamic leaders from various fields were in attendance. The event, held on December 4, 2012, served as an opportunity for the UEF team to meet with Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, former Prime Minister of Malaysia and Founder Patron of WIEF. The team also met with Iqbal Khan, CEO, Fajr Capital Inc., Khazanah Capital, SAARC Chamber of Commerce, Johor Corporation, Iskandar Investment at WIEF.

  • The UEF team met at the Mutiara Thermal Power Plant in the presence of the Hon. Indonesian Ambassador.

  • From September onwards, several strategy sessions were held with ex-com members to formulate the Vision and Mission and broad guidelines for the forum.

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