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We are happy to invite you to the World Tamils Economic Conference and Global Economic Summit in Dubai, from March 18th to 20 th 2023 at Marriott, Al Jaddaf, Dubai.

This conference presents an unique, dynamic three day forum of not-to-be missed networking experience for socio-economic development. Governmental representatives, ministers, policy makers and global leaders will deliver specialized addresses in the meeting. Participants will include business leaders, entrepreneurs, professionals, academicians, self-employed groups, chambers of commerce, etc.

The First World Tamils Economic Conference was held in Chennai in 2009, and the Second Conference was held in Dubai, UAE in 2011. The third conference was in Chennai, 2016, Fourth Conference was in Durban, South Africa 2017, Fifth Conference was in Pondicherry in 2018, the Sixth conference was in Chennai, 2019 and Seventh conference was virtual in Chennai 2020 and Eighth conference was in Chennai 2021, organized by Madras Development Society and World Tamils Economic Foundation under the support of Governmental & Non-Governmental Agencies, Business Leaders, Entrepreneurs, Professionals, Donors, and Community Leaders.

➢ Investment And Business opportunities
➢ Special Speakers
➢ Plenary Sessions
➢ Funding,Finance And Venture capital
➢ Success stories on Business/Professionals
➢ Awards
➢ Cultural Programs
➢ Networking Get-together

With Warm Regards
Your’s sincerely
Founder And President
Conference Comittee.

திரைகடல் ஓடியும் திரவியம் தேடு

Mr. Abid Junaid

Mr. Abid Junaid

Chairman, Reception committee, Dubai

Dr.V.R.S Sampath

Dr.V.R.S Sampath

Founder & President - World Tamil Economic Conference, Chairman - Madras Development Society, Chairman - Sattkadir, Law Journal.

Event Schedule

Welcome Reception

8.00 a.m. – 9.30 a.m.

Spot Registration

9.30 a.m. – 11.30 a.m.


Welcome Address:
Mr.Abid Junaid
Reception Committee, Dubai

Introductory Address:
Dr.V.R.S. Sampath
World Tamils Economic Conference

Dr.G. Viswanathan
VIT University

Hon’ble Minister for Water Resources
Govt.of Tamilnadu, Chennai.

Thiru.K. Lakshmi Narayanan
Hon’ble Minister for PWD
Govt.of Puducherry, Puducherry.

Thiru.S. Jagathrakshagan
Member of Parliament
Former Minister of State for Commerce
Govt.of India.

His Excellency Dr.Paramasivam Pillay Vyapoory
Former President of Mauritius.

His Excellency Dr.Moses Veerasamy Nagamootoo
Former Prime Minister of Guyana.

Vote of Thanks
V. Alagaraja Secretory, Receiption Committe

11.30 a.m. – 12.00 Noon.

Tea / Coffee Break

Session – 1:

12.00 Noon – 1.00 p.m.

Global Economic Situation Opportunities And Challenges.

Datuk Seri M. Saravanan
Former Minister and Member of Parliament Malaysia.

H.E. G. Balasubramanian
IFS High Commissioner of India for Nigeria

Dr.R. Seetharaman
Former CEO, Doha Bank Group, Doha.

Dr.Dasaratha Chetty
Former Pro-Vice Chancellor Durban University of Technology, South Africa.

1.00 p.m. – 2.00 p.m.


Session – 2:

2.00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m.

Emerging Business Opportunities Start-ups And Innovative Projects.

Dr.Palani G. Periasamy
Chairman, PGP Group of Companies, Chennai.

Mr.D. Rajkumar
Former Chairman,
Bharath Petroleum Corpn. Ltd., India

Mr.Rajan Natarajan,
Former Transport Commissioner, Virginia, USA.

Mr.Sekar Swaminathant
Management Consultant USA

Session – 3:

3.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.

Funding And Financial Assistance Through Financial Institutions, Banks and Venture capital.

Mr.Alaga Raja
Former Country Director
Doha Bank, Dubai

Mr.Ramesh Ramakrishnan
Chief Information Officer (CIO),
Zurich Insurance, Middle East

Director, American Tamil Fund, USA.

Mr.S. Karthikeyan
Consultant, Chennai.

4.00 p.m. – 4.30 p.m.

Tea / Coffee Break

Session – 4:

4.30 p.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Investments and Business opportunities in Tamilnadu and other states.

Chairman, Hotel President Clarion, Chennai.

Thiru.K. Lakshmi Narayanan
Hon'ble Minister for PWD Govt.of Puducherry, Puducherry

Mr.Karikal Valavan, IAS.,
IAS., Spl.Chief Secretary. Dept.of Industries and Commerce,
Govt of Andhra Pradesh

Mr.D.P. Yadav, IAS.,
Principal Secretary to Govt.
Dept. of Textiles, Handlooms and Handicrafts
Govt of Tamilnadu, Cheniti

Mr.Vishnu, IAS.,
CEO, Guidance
Govt of Tamilnadu, Chennai.

Dr.A.S. Elavarasan
ASP Auditing & Consultancy Services


5.30 p.m. – 6.30 p.m.

Business communications and P{rofessional ethics Through Tamil language and classical literature.

Mr. V.P. Sivakolundhu
Former Speaker, Puducherry Legislative Assembly

Prof.Dr.Kalai Mathee
Lead Institute of Tamil and Tamilar
Diaspora Studies
Florida International University, USA.
State Official, Dept.of Tamil Development, Govt.of Tamilnadu, Chennai.

Dr.Baghyalakshmi Venu
Prof. of Tamil, Chennai

Dr. M.R. Sri Rohini
Head Tamil Research Studies, Dubai

Dr.R. Ravi Gunavathy Mainthan
Print media,Puducherry

6.30 p.m. – 8.00 p.m.

Cultural programme. Cultural programme by Dept.of Arts and Culture Govt.of Tamilnadu, Chennai. View Details

Location: Dubai

Inaugural Ceremony
Plenary Ceremony
Cultural Programme
Dinner (by Invitation/Ticket)

Session – 6:

9.30 a.m. – 10.30 a.m.

Opportunities in MSME / Real Estate / Trading

Mr.Chola Nachiar Rajasekar President,
Tamil Chamber of Commerce, Chennai.

M/s.Shoba Builders, Dubai

Ms.Esayvanie Reddy
Chair Person, KZN Oils/RR Group
Durban, South Africa.

MSME Official, Govt.of Tamilnadu, Chennai.

Financial Consultant, Chennai

Session – 7:

10.30 a.m. – 11.30 a.m.

Laws, Rules and Regulations to establish Business and International Trade for Economic Development.

Mr.R. Ravindran
Former Member of Parliament, Singapore.

Former Advocate General of Tamilnadu.

Dr.A. Thiagarajan
Senior Advocate, Chennai

Mrs.Adhilakshmi Logamurthy
Advocate, Chennai.

11.30 a.m. – 12.00

Noon Tea / Coffee Break

Session – 8:

12.00 Noon – 1.00 p.m.

Higher Education, Professional Training, Research and Employment Opportunities

Dr.A.C. Shanmugam
MGR Deemed University, Chennai.

Dr.R. Kishorekumar
Chairman, St.Johns International School, Chennai

Ms.Sridevi Arunachalam
Educational Consultant, Chennai.

1.00 p.m. – 2.00 p.m.


Session – 9:

2.00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m.

Opportunities For Information Technology, Communication, Mass Media & Print media.

Mr.Logi Naidoo
Former Dy.Mayor, Durban, South Africa.

Mr.V. Anbu Raj
Viduthalai, Tamil Daily

Mr.Siva Moopanar
IT Corporate, Chicago, USA.

Dr.M. Arumugam
Managing Director, Brandline Co.Ltd,

Session – 10:

3.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.

Women Empowerment through Education,Entrepreneurship and Employment.

Dr.Kanimozhi NVN Somu
Member of Parliament, India.

Suresh Entrepreneur, Dubai

Ms.Mariam Shalaudin
Entrepreneur, Dubai

Ms.Krishna Ramakrishnan,
Tamilnadu Women Entrepreneur, Welfare Assn

4.00 p.m. – 4.30 p.m.

Tea / Coffee Break

Session – 11:

4.30 p.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Opportunities in Health Care Projects, Indian Medicine Projects and medical Tourism.

Dr.Kalanidhi Veerasamy
Member of Parliament, India.

Dr.P. Shanmugaraj
Medical Practitioner, UK.

Dr.R. Vanitha Muralikumar
Former President
CCIM, Ministry of Ayush

Dr.Kalai Chellam
Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
Atlanta, USA.

5.30 p.m. – 6.30 p.m.

International Awards and Conferment of Title

Thiru.S. Jagathrakshagan
Member of Parliament
Former Minister of State for Commerce
Govt of India.

Hon'ble Minister for Water Resources
Govt.of Tamilnadu, Chennai

6.30p.m. – 7.30 p.m.

Cultural Programme by Dept.of Arts and Culture Govt. of Tamilnadu. View Details

Location: Dubai

Session – 12:

9.30 a.m. – 10.30 a.m.

Accounting Procedure and Management Skills Towards Economic Development.

Mr.Sathyamurthy, I.A.A.S.,
Former Deputy CAG of India

Mr.Gopal Balasubramaniam
Senior Partner & Head of Audit
KPMG, Qatar

Mr.R. Ramachandran
Chartered Accountant, Chennai.

Session – 13:

10.30 a.m. – 11.30 a.m.

Dubai an Investment Destination – A critical study Investment & Business Opportunity in UAE and Middle East.

Mr.Abid Junaid
Chairman, Radiantstar Group of Company,

Mr.Girish Sand
Senior Partner, MCA Gulf, Dubai

Mr.Ravi Kannan
Founder & Chairman
KRG Group Of Companies,Dubai,UAE

Mr.R. Mathiyazhagan
Founder & MD
Arya Foods,Dubai - UAE

11.30 a.m. – 12.00

Noon Tea / Coffee Break

Session – 14:

12.00 Noon – 1.00 p.m.

Poverty Alleviation through Corporate Social Responsibilities / NGO contributions / Migrant workers issue.

Ambassador V. Mahalingam, IFS (Retd.)
Former High Commissioner of India to Guyana.

Mr.Venkatachalam Murugan, IFS
Chief of Branch Secretariat of MEA
Govt. of India, Chennai.

Dr.R. Meenakshi Sundaram
Advocate, Chennai.

Mr. Azmy Ameer
President at OUC With Liverpool john Moores
University, Doha,Qatar.

1.00 p.m. – 2.00 p.m.


Session – 15:

2.00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m.

Networking through community organisations, Chambers of commerce and professional organizations.

Mr.P. Puhazh Gandhi
Member, Non-Resident Welfare Board
Govt.of Tamilnadu, Chennai.

Mr.Thiru Nal Karasu

Mr. Venkatachalam
Managing Director,
Mycon Marketing Management LLC.

Dr.Abdul Basit Syed,
FRSA Global Peace Activist-British Entrepreneur-Writer Investor in Peace,
Education and Trade Harmony Initiatives.

Mr. Ganesan Hari Narayanan
President. Tokyo Tamil Sangam, Japan.

3.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.

Concluding Ceremony

Dr.V.G. Santhosam
Chairman, VGP Group of Companies,

Dr.P. Ramasamy
Dy.Chief Minister of Penang, Malaysia.

Mr.K.S. Alagiri
Former Member of Parliament, India.

Dr.G. Viswanathan.
VIT Vellore.

Dr.V.R.S. Sampath
Founder-President, World Tamils Economic
Conference, Chennai.

Vote of Thanks
Mr. R. Krishnamurthy
Secretary-Madras Development Society

4.00 p.m. – 4.30 p.m.

Tea / Coffee Break.

4.30 p.m. - 5.30 p.m.

Cultural Programme View Details

Location: Dubai

Delegate Participation Registration Fee

Individual Participant

Individual Participant

UAE - AED 750

Indian – Rs.15,000 / Overseas – USD 200

  • One Participant
  • Lunch
  • Tea
  • Conference Materials
Special Invitee

Special Invitee

UAE - AED 1,750

Indian – Rs.40,000 / Overseas - USD 500

  • One Person
  • Lunch
  • Tea
  • Conference Materials and Dinner
  • Seat in front row or prominent place.
Institutional Participation

Institutional Participation

UAE - AED 5,500

Indian - Rs.1,25,000 / Overseas - USD 1,500

  • Two Persons
  • Lunch
  • Tea
  • Conference Materials
  • Distribute their Pamphlets At The Conference

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