July 26, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen has won a Global Leadership Award at Malaysia's Global Leadership Awards 2018 held at Kuala Lumpur Hilton on 25 July.
GLA 2018 targets CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CTOs, CSOs, Members and the Chairman of boards, Celebrities, Sports Personalities, Community Leaders and other key organizational leaders with distinguished activity, exceptional leadership qualities and prominent achievements in over 30 categories. The awardees were selected by high profile judges from all parts of the globe.
Minister Bathiudeen won the Global Leadership Award under "Global Leadership in Trade Development Award" category.
"After stringent evaluations conducted by our international panel of judges, we have recognized the Honorable Minister's deep dedication in spearheading trade development, and for your continued efforts in steering the nation to greater heights. The Leadership values that the Honorable Minister consistently display, in moving forward and adapting as necessary according to the requirements of the economy, motivates us to honor you on this manner. It is with great pleasure that we confer upon the Honorable Minister this coveted and most prestigious of awards, in recognition of your achievements in the arena of leadership" said Arthur F. Carmazzi, the Guru of Global Top 10 Most Influential Leadership in his conferment statement, sent to Minister Bathiudeen.
The Awards event, the eighth in the series, is organized by The Leaders International, a high profiled business magazine and endorsed by American Leadership Development Association (ALDA), a US based NGO which showcases leadership at large.