A number of eminent scholars of Ayurveda, the ancient medical science of India, have come to the UAE to popularise the age-old system that can cure chronic illnesses as well as modern day ailments, naturally.
The Indo-Arab Ayur Fest, started in Sharjah on Wednesday, also features a number of Ayurvedic doctors from India and the UAE, besides industry experts.“Ayur Fest, the industry-focused expo is conceived to promote Ayurveda which is the wealth and treasure of India in the Middle East region,” said Sripriyaa, director general of India Trade and Exhibition Centre (ITEC), Sharjah, which is hosting the event for the first time.Around 15 companies and state Ayurveda councils from India are displaying various Ayurvedic spas and resorts at the show. The exhibition will run for four days from 10am to 10pm, ending on Saturday. Seminars, workshops, deliberations by distinguished Ayurvedic experts will be held from 7pm to 9pm every day.The Ayurveda experts will deliver a series of talks on topics such as diabetes and Ayurveda, women healthcare through Ayurveda, autism and child care, back pain management in Ayurveda, obesity and hypertension management through Ayurveda, and Ayurveda for healthy living. The doctors will also be available for free consultation.Sripriyaa urged the businessmen and general public alike to make use of this opportunity where all the facilities from the rich Ayurveda stream are brought to the very doorstep for the benefit of the UAE residents.Chairman of Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ahmed Al Midfa congratulated the ITEC team on its inaugural exhibition and for its innovative ideas and concepts in promoting the India-UAE trade relations.Consul General of India in Dubai Sanjay Verma applauded the efforts of the India Trade and Exhibition Centre and offered all the support of the Consulate General of India in Dubai.
“It is not just trade or investments but these exhibitions also foster stronger social and cultural relationship between the two great nations,” he said.