Chief Minister Narendra Modi chosen as the fDi Personality of the Year for 2009

Published By : Admin | August 24, 2009 | 07:37 IST
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Narendra Modi,the Chief Minister of Gujarat has been chosen as The Asian Winner of the fDi Personality of the Year awards for 2009 by fDi Magazine, a premier publication and a leading title for the business of globalization.The fDi Personality of the Year awards recognise the political and business leaders around the world who have been the most proactive, dynamic and innovative in securing foreign investment and improving the business environments of their jurisdictions.

Shri Narendra Modi, the Chief Minister of Gujarat now in his third term is better known for his progressive skills in attracting domestic and international investment and for creating a conducive business enviornment for global investors. Last year, Gujarat attracted $2.8bn in FDI, 10.3% of all foreign investment inflows into the country and an increase of 57% on the previous year. His tenure as chief minister has been widely lauded in the Indian media, as Gujarat has seen economic growth of about 10%, year-in year-out, the fastest rate of any state in India.

Sparta Ventures headquartered in Mumbai is the India Partner to fDi and is a investment promotion enterprise engaged in promoting Special Economic zones and State Governments in India attract global investors and subsequent Foreign Direct Investment. Sparta's Managing Partner Kavan Bhandary said on the occasion "The world today has fully understood the echoes sounded by the Indian business fraternity on Narendra Modi's leadership skills and his role in the transformation of Gujarat as India's most progressive and prosperous investment destinations. Political will and his ambitious plans for all round development has bought him global appreciation and international accolades like this one",he added.

The other regional winners are

GLOBAL WINNER - MIDDLE EAST,Qasim Al Fahadawi ,Governor of Al Anbar province, Iraq AFRICA: Babatunde Raji Fashola, GOVERNOR OF LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA EUROPE: Connie Hedegaard, ENERGY MINISTER, DENMARK LATIN AMERICA: Ivonne Ortega Pacheco,GOVERNOR OF YUCATÁN STATE, MEXICO NORTH AMERICA: Bobby Jindal, GOVERNOR OF LOUISIANA, US

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