L&T seeks more infrastructure projects in GCC

The engineering, construction, and projects conglomerate seeks to play a wider role in implementing more infrastructural projects in India and the GCC countries

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Indian multi-national corporation, Larsen & Toubro is looking to play a broader role in executing more infrastructural projects in India and the GCC region.

DK Sen, senior executive vice-president (infrastructure) of Larsen & Toubro (L&T), revealed while participating in a session titled ‘Connecting India’ at UAE India Economic Forum 2016.

Sen said that there is huge investment scope for UAE in infrastructure projects in roads, railways, waterways, ports in India, reported Saudi Gazette.

At present, the company is implementing projects worth approximately $8bn across the six-nation GCC region.

“We have a strong presence in 27 countries. We are constructing mega projects metro rail systems for Riyadh, Qatar and major Indian cities. We have done several important road projects in Oman, Qatar & UAE.

“Also L&T has [worked on the] Salalah Airport and most of the airports in India. Infrastructure projects including bridges and highways in Jordan and Malaysia,” Sen said on the side-lines of the forum which was hosted by the Consulate General of India in Dubai and supported by the UAE Ministry of Economy.

The event, which was jointly inaugurated by Nitin Gadkari, India’s Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping and Dr. Abdullah Bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi, UAE Cabinet Member and Minister of Infrastructure Development.

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