Top business leaders honoured at Qatar awards

Tycoon Badr Darwish among the stars of the night at the Arabian Business Qatar Awards 2011 in Doha
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Badr Darwish has scooped the prestigious Businessman of the Year award at the Arabian Business Qatar Awards 2011. Above, Darwish Holding vice chairman Saoud Abdullah Al Darwish (R) collected the award on his behalf
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International Bank of Qatar was named 'Retail bank of the year'
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'Telecom company of the year' award went to Qtel
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Doha Bank was named 'Bank of the year'
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Buthayna Al Ansari was named 'Businesswoman of the year'
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Al Jazeera English won the 'International Achievement Award'
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Hisham Al Mana won the 'Visionary of the year' award (award collected on his behalf)
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'Qatar 2022 Team' was awarded its 'Outstanding contribution to business'
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The 'Hospitality company of the year' was Ritz Carlton
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Rasgas was named the 'Energy company of the year'
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Ezdan Real Estate was named the 'Real Estate company of the year'
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Financial Services of the year - Qatar Financial centre
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Islamic bank of the year - QIB
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Logistics company of the year - Gulf Warehousing Company
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'Best retail project of the year' was won by '51 East, Lagoona Mall' project. Darwish Holding vice chairman Saoud Abdullah Al Darwish (R) collects the award
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Mazaya Qatar Real Estate Development won the 'Best Real Estate Investment Strategy of the Year' award
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The best and brightest in Qatari business were honoured at event held at Doha's Four Seasons hotel
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Held in Doha on Tuesday night, the judges commended Darwish for 'his sense of doing the right deal at the right time'
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Last week IMF placed Qatar as the world’s richest nation