Times Now, an Indian news channel, felicitated 15 successful Indians in the Middle East, at the second edition of Arabian Indian Czars Award.
Devendra Fadnavis, chief minister of Maharashtra, T.P. Seetharam, Indian Ambassador to the UAE, Shaikh Ahmad bin Byat, CEO, Dubai Holdings, and Anurag Bhushan, Consul General of India to the UAE, attended the event.
The chief minister and a delegation comprising Maharashtra government representatives met officials in the UAE with regard to the ‘Make in India’ initiative by the Government of India.
Fifteen business tycoons from the sectors of construction, education, engineering, finance and banking, real estate, FMCG, retail, jewellery, telecom, textile, healthcare and petroleum and Chemicals received the awards.
Naveen Chandra, head of international business for Times Television Network, said: “In most countries they choose to adopt, Indians have achieved great success with their grit and perseverance. The rules of doing business in various countries don’t have a home advantage. So, it is doubly remarkable that they have achieved such heights of glory."
Mentioned in the picture: Devendra Fadnavis (eigth from left) with winners of the Arabian Indian Czars Award in Dubai on Saturday. The winners were B.R. Shetty, chairman of NMC Group; Dr Azad Moopen, chairman of BM Healthcare; Dr Ravi Pillai, chairman of Aarti Group of Companies; Feroz Allana, director at Iffco; Harshad Mehta, chairman of Seven Seas Diamonds; Micky Jagtiani, chairman of Landmark Group; P.N.C. Menon, founder of Shobha Developers; Raghuvendra Kataria, chairman of Kataria Holdings; Rizwan Sajan, founder and chairman of Danube; Nawab Shaji Ul Mulk, founder and chairman of Mulk Holdings; Sunny Varkey, founder and chairman of Gems Education; Tony Jashanmal, group executive director of Jashanmal Group; Yusuffali M.A., managing director of Lulu Group; Dr Shamsheer Vayalil, managing director of VPS Healthcare; and Sunil Vaswani, group chairman of Stallion Group.