UN body confers ‘Goodwill Ambassador’ Award on Dr. Rashid Alleem

April 10, 2014 9:27 am

Dr. Rashid Alleem, UAE’s best known business leader and Founder Chairman, Alleem Corporation, has been recognized as ‘Goodwill Ambassador for Peace, Care and Relief in GCC Countries, Middle East and North Africa’ by the International Organization for Peace, Care and Relief and Member of the Economic and Social Council of The United Nations.

The award was presented at an impressive ceremony amidst a galaxy of national and international thought leaders Monday night by Dr. Maysa Al Hashmy, UN Goodwill Ambassadress and Director of Middle East Affairs World Peace & Development Organization and Mr. Sayed Aqa, United Nations Resident Coordinator at an impressive ceremony amidst a galaxy of national and international thought leaders here Monday night.

“The awards humble me nonetheless each time my services are recognized and I begin to feel greater responsibilities towards society are bestowed on me enthusing me to work with greater verve and vigor,” commented a moving Dr. Alleem immediately after receiving the award. “My heart goes out to my millions of brethren across nations who are struggling for an honorable survival and am happy to share the global agenda of the United Nations,” he added.

As Director General, Department of Seaports & Customs and Sharjah Free Zones Authority, Dr. Alleem’s singular efforts in bringing onboard more than $40bn FDI from over 12,000 investors across 150 nations have contributed immensely to the UAE’s overall economy.

Dr. Alleem’s endeavors in improving socio-economic ecosystem by organizing confluence of global thought leaders, change makers, academia and business leaders in the making are noteworthy.

Alleem Business Congress, as an important component of Alleem Knowledge Center, has been relentlessly engaged in initiating a meaningful dialogue, propelling a thought process to bring about the culture of business excellence setting and redefining performance benchmarks for businesses and individuals.

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