fDI Personality of the Year Awards 2009

What are These Awards?
The fDi Personality of the Year awards are conferred to political and business leaders around the world by fDi Magazine, a Financial Times group publication. It recognizes the personalities who have been the most proactive, dynamic and innovative in securing foreign investment and improving the business environments of their jurisdictions.

Following is the list of the Winners:
Global Winner: Qasim Al Fahadawi, Governor of Al Anbar province, Iraq
North America: Bobby Jindal, Governor of Louisiana, US
Asia: Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Gujarat Africa: Babatunde Raji Fashola, Governor of Lagos State, Nigeria
Europe: Connie Hedegaard, Energy Minister, Denmark
Latin America: Ivonne Ortega Pacheco, Governor of Yucatan State, Mexico.

Note: In 2007, Mr. Kamal Nath (Commerce & Industry Minister at that time and road transport and highways minister now) was honoured as the global ‘FDI Personality of the Year 2007’

Update3.9.09: Magazine announced on Wednesday that it has decided to confer the Asia fDi award to the state of Gujarat instead of Chief Minister Narendra Modi, as his “alleged role in the (2002) riots is under investigation”.

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  • SudharS
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    aren't they giving award for doing excellence in business development or are the award require any any secular credentials.i dont understand why do they react like this when they hear modi