Pranab, Anil Ambani, Mammotty chosen for MCC award
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Last Updated: Thursday, January 21, 2010, 00:18
Kozhikode: Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has been chosen for the 'Best national leader of the Century' award, while industrialist Anil Ambani has been named 'Best Corporate Leader' by city-based Malabar Chamber of Commerce.

Veteran actor Mammootty has been named for the 'Lifetime Achievement' award for his all-round contribution to the Malayalam film industry, Chamber President P V Gangadharan told a press conference here today.

"The honour is certain to inspire the eminent persons to work with even more zeal for the all round welfare of society," he said.

The award was announced on the occasion of the Chamber celebrating its 80th anniversary. However,the date and day on which the awards would be presented were not announced.

The MCC that came into being in 1929, presently has 1500 members and has an association of another 5000 through 50 odd affiliated organisations of traders and industrialists.

Gangadharan said the three-day programme would be inaugurated by Union Law Minister Veereappa Moily on Jan 29. Union Minister for Indian Overseas Affairs Vayalar Ravi would also attend the function, he said.

Union Human Resources Development Minister Kapil Sibal would address the Chamber members here on Jan 24.


First Published: Thursday, January 21, 2010, 00:18

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