By Staff writer
Deputy PM receives Business Innovation Award at annual Arabian Business Gala Awards Dinner
HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, received the Business Innovation at the annual Arabian Business Gala Awards Dinner, which took place in Dubai on Monday night.
Sheikh Saif, who is also UAE Minister of Interior, received his award in the presence of some of the biggest names in business and politics from across the Gulf.
Throughout his career, Sheikh Saif has held several leadership positions, including Director General of the Abu Dhabi Police, before being appointed UAE Deputy Prime Minister on May 11, 2009.
Other high profile winners on the night included Arab Bank, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Indian businessman Yusuffali M A and Emaar boss Mohamed Alabbar.
The event took place at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, with former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair the guest of honour and keynote speaker.
Below is a full list of the winners:
Telecoms Company of the Year – Zain Iraq
Bank of the Year – Arab Bank
Airline of the Year – Saudi Arabian Airlines
Hospitality Company of the Year – Emaar Hospitality
Construction Project of the Year – GAMA Enerji
Entrepreneur of the Year – Joseph Tabet
Small Business of the Year – Mumzworld
Award for Medicine – Hayat Sindi
Award for Science - Dr Manahel Thabet
Businesswoman of the Year – Joelle Mardinian
Businessman of the Year – Yusuffali M A
Humanitarian of the Year – Munib Masri
Visionary of the Year – Mohamed Alabbar
Lifetime Achievement Award – Ahmed Heikal
Business Innovation – HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan