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Sushma Swaraj launched book on “The Indian Super 100” in Dubai


Dubai, UAE (Nov. 15, 2014): Indian Union Minister for External Affairs  Smt. Sushma Swaraj released a book titled “The Indian Super 100” at a glittering & well attended program at Ritz Carlton Hotel in Dubai, UAE. Top 100 NRI’s, business leaders, professionals, their families and friends attended the Dubai event.

The program was coordinated & addressed by Senior BJP Leader & Ex Delhi MLA Mr. Vijay Jolly. To the thunderous applause, Mr. Jolly stated that while Britain took away one Kohinoor Heera to London, India produced another 100 Kohinoor Diamonds in the form of “ Indian Super 100 ” in United Arab Emirates.  

The Indian Ambassador to UAE Mr. T.P. Seetharaman & Consulate General Mr. Anurag Bhushan also addressed the gathering.

Indian Minister Smt. Swaraj while speaking in English & Hindi language, motivated NRI’s and complimented them for their good work overseas. You have made Mother India proud comment by Sushma -evoked loud applause. She stated that “Indian brain drain” has showed signs of decline. And this is due to India offering comparable and challenging opportunities to skilled and knowledgeable work force.

Smt. Swaraj stated that the book Indian Super - 100 was a classic & shinny example of Indian entrepreneurial spirit. But she also noted that the book had only 2 women achievers. She suggested to the editor and publisher Mr. Biju Ninan, who conducted the program, to come up with another book on 50 women achievers & grass root social workers.

At the initiative of BJP Leader Mr. Jolly, all the Super 100 business leaders signed a pledge to Indian Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi’s “Swacch Bharat Abhiyan” & “Make in India” campaign. This signed pledge, bound into a book was presented to the Minister Smt. Sushma Swaraj and who seemed visibly happy by this great gesture.

Prominent NRI businessman present on the occasion were George V. of Geon Group, Dr. Azad Moopen of Aster Group, Raju Menon of Morison Menon, Varghese Kurian of VKL Group, Vasu Shroff of Regal Traders, Bharat Shah of Al-Mustaneer, Vinesh Bhimani of Kimoha, Dr. (Mrs.) A. Zulekha Daud of Zulekha Hospitals, Abdul Wahab of Bridge Way, Ali Asgar of Buildmart, Anand Narain of Midcome, Dr. Bharat Bhutani of Anubhar Medical, Harshit Mehta of Rosy Blue, Jacky Punjabi of Jacky’s Group, Kulwant Singh of Lama Group, Maghanmal of Arabian Trading, Mohan Valrani of Al-Shirawi, Dr. (Mrs.) Nowhera of Heera Group, Rajeev Reddy of Country Club, Raju Jethwani of Eurostar, Ramesh Shukla of Four Seasons etc.   

Senior Journalist & Deputy Business Editor Khaleej Times, UAE Mr. Issac John presented the book to the Minister on the occasion. The Minister obliged the large gathering with photo opportunity, after the book release & left with a lingering feel of camaraderie among those present.