Members of the Indian expat community in the UAE gathered at the Dubai Cricket Stadium during a speech by their Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his two-day visit to the UAE in 2015. OECD said nearly 2.8 million Indians have migrated to the UAE between 1995 and 2015. (Image credit:Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty Images)

India-UAE ranked world's second largest migration corridor in 2015, says OECD

2.8 million Indians have migrated to UAE between 1995 and 2015 - report

The migration of Indians to the UAE in 2015 has been ranked as the “second largest migration in the world”, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

In its latest report, “Perspectives on global development 2017: International migration in a shifting world”, a 35-country economic organisation said nearly 2.8 million Indians have migrated to the UAE between 1995 and 2015, making it the top destination for Indians in the world.

However, Navdeep Suri Singh, ambassador of India to UAE, said recently that the UAE is home to over 2.6 million Indians.

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Source: arabianbusiness.com