Awards

Yusuffali is not just another entrepreneur, the reason why he has been conferred with a number of prestigious awards, globally. Here is a list of some of the most coveted distinctions he has bagged for being the goodwill ambassador of business and social service alike :

Padma Shri Award (2008) – by the then Hon’ble President of India H.E. Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil

The first Non-resident Indian from Gulf and Middle East countries to be conferred with this prestigious Indian Government award by the Honorable President of India at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on 05th May, 2008. This was presented in recognition of his distinguished services in the field of Industry and social work.

Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award (2005) – by the then Hon’ble President of India H.E. Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam

The highest Indian Government award conferred on Non-resident Indians at Mumbai in January 2005.

Most Influential Asian Business Leader in the MENA region

Honored with the Most Influential Asian Business Leader in the MENA Region award by the Forbes ME Magazine. Forbes Middle East’s 2012 list of the region’s top business leaders, featured for the first time ever, both private and family owned businesses. The list was released at the Forbes ME CEO Forum and the awards presented by H.E. Dr. Rashid Ahmed Mohammed Bin Fahad.

Wessam Al Bahrain (Medal of Bahrain – Order of the King) (2014) – by His Majesty Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain

His Majesty Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain, presented him the Kingdom’s top honor for his contributions in serving Bahrain and its citizens. The honor was bestowed on him during the 43rd National Day of Bahrain and marking the 15th anniversary of His Majesty’s accession to the throne, thus making him the first ever non-Bahraini to receive such a prestigious honor.

Dubai Quality Award

LuLu Hypermarket chain bagged the prestigious Dubai Quality Award’s appreciation for the Trade Sector. The Award was presented by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Makhtoum, Crown Prince of Dubai in the presence of H.H. Gen. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Makhtoum, Vice President & Prime Minister of U.A.E and Ruler of Dubai.

Dubai Cares Honor

Dubai Cares, a philanthropic organization launched by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to improve children’s access to quality primary education in developing countries, honored him for his support towards the cause.

Swiss Ambassador’s Award (2012)

Taking into consideration his outstanding efforts in promoting Swiss-UAE relations, H.E. Wolfgang Amadeus Bruelhart, the Swiss Ambassador to the U.A.E. presented him with this coveted award.

Arab Business Leader of the Year (2012)

Honored with this prestigious award by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Saud Al Qassimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, during the Global Arab Business Meeting held in Ras Al Khaimah.

Businessman of the Year Award (2010) – by the then Hon’ble Chief Minister of Kerala Shri. V.S. Achuthanandan

The State Forum of Bankers’ Clubs in Kerala honored him with this award for his outstanding contribution to the economic and financial development of the country.