Asian Leadership Award goes to Maneck Dalal
3rd December 2009: The Asian Leadership Award has gone to leading NRI entrepreneur Maneck Dalal for his contribution towards heritage.
Dalal has played a major role in promoting Indian art and culture in the UK; and has been the chairman of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, UK, for the last 36 years. He was presented the award by British lawmaker Keith Vaz in London.
Dalal after accepting the award said "remember the culture of your Motherland, while pledging total loyalty to this country".
Another leading NRI entrepreneur Surinder Mongia, specialising in consultancy and design services for aviation projects with offices in Canada, UK, Finland and India, also bagged the Asian of the Year Award 2009.
Vijay Goel, partner at Singhania & Co, one of the largest Indian law firms in London, also received the Asian Leadership in Europe award for his significant role in promoting Indo-European business relations.