MA Yusuff Ali honoured with Abu Dhabi Award
Abu Dhabi: NRI businessman and Lulu group chairman MA Yusuff Ali bagged the Abu Dhabi Award, the highest honour for social service. The Abu Dhabi government honoured Yusuff Ali and 11 others with the award.
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of Abu Dhabi, presented the award to the winners.
“I accept Abu Dhabi government's award with politeness and it is a proud moment in my life. I have been residing in Abu Dhabi for the past 47 years. I reached UAE on December 31, 1973, with many dreams and expectations. Today, I’m holding this award after facing many challenges in my life,” said Yusuff Ali while addressing the award ceremony.
He also expressed gratitude to the Abu Dhabi government and the crown prince.
Abu Dhabi government honoured 12 people including three women with the award. Yusuff Ali is the only Indian who received the award this year.