The opening address by HE Kamal Nath, Former Union Cabinet Minister, Government of India, introduced the theme for the ABLF
2016, Heroes of the Innovation Economy and spoke about how the real heroes are the disruptors.
Awards process is guided by a published set of criteria that need to be met in order to qualify for the various ABLF
Series is considered as Asia's most prestigious annual business leadership event series.
Rana Kapoor said, 'It is an honour to win this coveted recognition from ABLF
The other recipients of the ABLF
award include the UAE Minister of State Reem Ebrahim al-Hashmi, Family Development Foundation supreme chairwoman Shaikha Fatima bint Mubarak, former Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz, Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry president Mohamed Thani Murshed Ghannam al-Rumaithi, Mashreq Bank CEO and director Abdul Aziz al-Ghurair, Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority deputy governor Prince Saud bin Khalid al-Faisal, and Emaar Economic City CEO and managing director Fahd al-Rasheed.
Given the success of this campaign, and the promising list of fresh associates and supporters ready to come on board the ABLF
wagon, the 2013 edition of the Series has the potential to be an unforgettable experience.
The seventh annual edition of the ABLF
is scheduled for Saturday at Dubai's Palazzo Versace under the patronage of Shaikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development.
Prince Saud bin Khalid Al Faisal, Deputy Governor for Investment Affairs, Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority and president, National Competitiveness Centre, KSA, was honoured with the ABLF
Rising Star Award.
Business Excellence Award recognizes business organizations and the leaders at their helms, for adopting a holistic approach to building and sustaining both business excellence and developing human resources.
Award reflects HRH the Premier's efforts to build a strong and thriving national economy focused on enhancing citizens' standard of living and developing society", they said, paying tribute to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa for Bahrain's string of development successes.
Omar bin Abdul Muniem Al Zawawi, Founder and Chairman of Omar Zawawi Establishment (Omzest), and Dr Amer bin Awadh Al Rawas, CEO of Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel), have received the ABLF
Lifetime Achievement Award and Business Excellence Award, respectively at a ceremony in Dubai recently.
Often dubbed as the 'Davos of Asia', the ABLF
platform celebrates Asian excellence in industry, infrastructure and energy.