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Union Minister Anurag Thakur started the international project ‘Tejas’ for jobs in UAE, said – India has young population

During this tour, Anurag Thakur met eminent Indian filmmakers including Kabir Khan and Priyadarshan. During this, Hans Fariqin, the film commissioner of the Abu Dhabi Film Commission, was also there.

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur.

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Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur (Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur, launched the international project ‘TEJAS’ (Training for Emirates Jobs and Skills) on Sunday. Its objective is to make the Indian workforce efficient and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)United Arab Emirates) is designed as per the market requirements. On the second day of his Dubai visit, Union Minister Anurag Thakur while addressing the people present during the launch of this project said that India (India) has a youth population and youth have the largest share in nation building and image building.

He said that our focus is to make this population skilled and provide the world with a large-scale skilled workforce from India. Reiterating Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of a strong India-UAE relationship, Anurag Thakur said that Tejas aims to create a 10,000-strong Indian workforce in the UAE in the initial phase.

During this visit, Union Minister Anurag Thakur met eminent Indian filmmakers including Kabir Khan and Priyadarshan. During this, Hans Fariqin, the film commissioner of the Abu Dhabi Film Commission, was also there. He also visited the India Pavilion at the Dubai Expo and discussed various issues with Reem Al Hashmi, Minister of State for International Cooperation in the UAE Government. Anurag Thakur went to UAE on Saturday on a three-day visit.

India-UAE free trade agreement may come into force from May 1

Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said on Sunday that the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) may come into force from May 1 this year. Under this agreement, domestic exporters of 6,090 goods from sectors such as textiles, agriculture, dry fruits, gems and jewellery, will get duty-free access to the UAE market. India and UAE signed the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) in February. It aims to increase bilateral trade from the current $60 billion to $100 billion in the next five years.

The Union Minister said that detailed information about this agreement has been released and now we are trying to complete all our paperwork, issue all customs notifications expeditiously. We hope that it can be started by May 1, 2022. Goyal said at the Dubai Expo that we are currently exporting goods worth about $26 billion to the UAE. Out of this, customs duty on about 90 percent of the items will be abolished on the very first day itself. In the next five or ten years, the customs duty on the remaining 9.5 per cent (about 1,270 items) of goods will also become zero.

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