Embassy of India, Kuwait organized a Training Seminar for Indian companies titled “Doing Business in Kuwait” in hybrid format on 30 May at the Embassy Auditorium, with members of CII joining online.

During the seminar, expert consultants talked about registration, licensing, sponsorship, taxation and other legal matters of interest for doing business in Kuwait. This was part of Embassy’s initiative to facilitate Indian businesses to do business in Kuwait and further deepen India- Kuwait trade and investment cooperation.

H.E. Dr Adarsh Swaika, Ambassador of India addresses the Seminar and urged Indian companies to look at Kuwait as a potential destination for expanding their businesses in the Gulf region, especially as Kuwait, under Vision 2035 is looking to attract foreign companies in many important sectors such as infrastructure, digital technology, Healthcare and renewable energy.

Mr Ketan Puri, Manager – Tax & Regulatory Services, BDO Al Nisf & Partners gave an in-depth presentation on different routes of establishing presence in Kuwait for an Indian company, registration and taxation matters.

Mr. Sanjiv Agarwal, CEO & MD, Protiviti and Mr. Chetan Sharma, Head of International Division – Abdullah Kh. Al-Ayoub & Associates joined the seminar and answered questions from the participants. Mr Pankaj Tandon,CEO and Joint Managing Director, Jakson Group spoke virtually about his experience of heading CII delegation which visited Kuwait recently.

Mr. Alok Chugh, CEO and Founder of Helios Consulting, Middle East spoke virtually about PPP and taxation issues. Ms Asma Shah, Senior Advocate at Rasma Legal and Mr Kashif Syed, Partner, International Legal Group joined the Seminar virtually and explained employment, labour, sccession and other legal matters.

Ms. Smita Patil, First Secretary (Political & Commerce) at the Embassy of India, Kuwait gave the welcome address and thanked the speakers. Over 200 participants from India and Kuwait attended the Seminar in hybrid format.

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