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India can be leading seat for intertiol dispute resolution: President

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  29 Nov 2016 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, Nov 28: President Prab Mukherjee on Monday said that India has the potential to emerge as a leading seat for intertiol dispute resolution. Addressing an intertiol conference to mark the 50th anniversary of the United tions Commission on Intertiol Trade Law (UNCITRAL), he also said that India was uniquely placed to contribute to the development of legal principles for harmonisation and unification in commercial and trade laws.

“I am convinced that India has the potential to emerge as a leading seat for intertiol dispute resolution.

“Prime Minister (rendra Modi) has also declared that an ebling alterte dispute resolution ecosystem is a tiol priority for India and that we need to promote India globally as an arbitration hub,” said Mukherjee.

The President also said that critical amendments have been made to the Arbitration and Conciliation Act to ensure timely and just resolution of arbitral disputes. “India’s sustained growth rate of over 7 percent is amongst the highest in the world and its large domestic market has attracted global enterprise of the highest calibre. India is, therefore, uniquely placed to contribute to the development of legal principles for harmonisation and unification in commercial and trade laws. “It is in such times of change, that institutions such as UNCITRAL become even more relevant bringing legal, fincial and technical experts together to contemplate and design the legal framework for future trade and commerce,” he added. (IANS)

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