Business leaders honoured at Arabian Business awards

Arabian Business honoured this year's top regional leaders at a glittering ceremony in Dubai
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Emaar chairman Mohamed Alabbar saw off stiff competition to net the Arabian Business 'Businessman of the Year' award at a glittering ceremony held Sunday night at The Armani Hotel in Dubai
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Dubai Police chief Lt General Dahi Khalfan Tamim received the Arabian Business Lifetime Achievement Award, for his years of service to the emirate
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Tamim, was honoured for 'his outstanding work over many decades,' said judges of the Arabian Business Achievement Awards 2011.
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The Award was presented by ITP Publishing CEO Walid Akawi
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Small Business of the Year was won by the young entrepreneurs of Allinque Personal Assistance
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The youngest winners of the night were 21-year-old Emiratis Fatima Al Ghaith and Meera Al Siri, who received the first Young Achievers Award
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Colm McLoughlin receives the Retail Company of the Year award for Dubai Duty Free
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Saudi Mobily was adjudged the Telecoms Company of the Year
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Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways took the coveted Airline of the Year award
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Shelter picked the award for Corporate Social Responsibility
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Arab Bank won the Bank of the Year award
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Sudanese graduate Mohamed Baloola took the award for Science and Innovation
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Al Arrab Contracting won the Construction Company of the Year award
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International Achievement of the Year award went to Moby Group
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Nayla Al Khaja is one of the most sought-after women in the UAE film industry. She won the Visionary of the Year award
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Fadi Ghadour’s Ruwwad Initiative received the Humanitarian of the Year Award
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Lebanon's Christine Sfeir won the prestigious Businesswoman of the Year award
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Alabbar was also the keynote speaker at the event
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ITP chairman, Andrew Neil speaks at the event
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The proud winners pose for a photo