Ram Buxani

  • 10 Jul 2024

On July 9th, 2024, Indian businessman and philanthropist Ram Buxani, who had been living in the United Arab Emirates since he came here as an 18-year-old, passed away at 83 in Dubai.

Key Points

  • In 1959 Buxani arrived in Dubai from India at the age of 18 to work as an office clerk with a small firm trading in textiles.
  • He has served as Chairman of International Traders Limited Cosmos Group, or ITL Cosmos Group. With operations across the U.A.E., Oman and India.
  • He rose to prominence in 1985 by helping convince the Indian government to abolish estate duty.