World Tamil Organization (UK) honoured Kuwait-based Indian businessman and chairman of TVS Hyder Group of companies Dr. S. M. Hythar Ali, with Life-time Achievement Award. The award was in recognition of his lifelong commitment to building a stronger nation and empowering people through business innovation, leadership, sustainability, ethics and corporate governance. Dr. Hythar Ali was felicitated with the award during the recently held ‘5th Global Economic Development & Achievement Awards – London 2019’ event that was held on 9 September at the House of Commons in London.
The event was hosted by Rt. Hon. Nia Griffith, M.P., (Shadow Secretary of State for Defence UK), Rt. Hon. Virendra Sharma, M.P. (Chairman, INDO-British all party parliamentary group) and Jacob Ravibalan, Chairman, World Tamil Organization (UK). Other keynote speakers during the event was former world renowned tennis player and now a Member of Parliament in UK, Vijay Amirtharaj, the Chairman of VGP Group, V.G. Santhosam, and the Chairman of KPN Travels K.P. Natarajan.
TVS Hyder group, which is mainly into Cargo and Travel business began as a small unit and is now among the leading Cargo and Travel operators having offices in eight countries across the world.
Earlier in the year 2015, European Continental University in Delaware in the US conferred on him a doctorate degree in recognition of his best business services. Also Dr. Hythar Ali was listed in the Forbes ‘100 Top Indian Leaders in the Arab World’ for the year 2014.