UEM Group remains committed in India

KUALA LUMPUR: UEM Group Bhd will remain committed in India and invest in the country's infrastructure projects particularly expressways as well as provide construction, technical and consultancy services.

This was said by Datuk Izzaddin Idris, the company's group managing director/chief executive officer, in conjunction with its participation in the five-day India-Asean Business Fair & Business Conclave 2011 which began Wednesday, March 2 in New Delhi, according to a statement issued by UEM Group on Friday.

"India is a key market for us as it has tremendous growth potential.

"Given the pace at which the Indian economy is growing, the creation and expansion of infrastructure networks and other sectors means the opportunities are limitless," he was quoted as saying.

The statement said UEM Group received two special guests at its exhibition booth — Malaysia's International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed and Anand Sharma, Indian Minister of Commerce and Industry.

UEM Group made its debut in India in the early 1990s and currently has 16 branches and project and site offices across the country.

To date, the group has completed 11 projects in over 10 states including build-operate-transfer, and engineering, procurement and construction of close to 700 kilometres of roads, numerous toll plazas, flyovers, bridges and underpasses.

UEM Group's office in New Delhi is led by country head Muhinder Singh. — Bernama

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