on 05th May, 2008. He was the first Non-resident Indian from the Gulf and the MiddleEast countries to be honored with this coveted award by the Government of India.Taking into consideration his valuable contribution in promoting the honour and prestige of India, his efforts in fostering the interests of overseas Indians, and hisoutstanding achievements in the field of business, he has been conferred with the prestigious
“Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award”
the highest Indian GovernmentAward given to Non-Resident Indians by
H.E. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
, the former Hon’ble President of India at Mumbai in January, 2005.The crowning glory in his career came when he was overwhelmingly elected by the business community in Abu Dhabi as the
Director Board member
Chamber of Commerce & Industries (ADCCI)
in the year 2005. This was the firsttime that elections were held for the ADCCI and expatriate was elected to the Director Board of one of the world’s most prosperous and wealthy business regulatory authorities.In addition to this, he was also unanimously elected by the Board members as the
of the prestigious
of the ADCCI.
After four years, in the year 2009, the U.A.E business community re-elected him tothe Director Board of ADCCI with a thumping majority.
Yusuffali is very closely involved in many social, charitable and humanitarianactivities both in India as well as in Gulf countries and plays a vital role infostering the interests of Non-resident Indians and keeping intact the communalharmony among the NRIs in the Gulf.
His earnest and dedicated efforts have helped in securing cremation grounds for Hindu brethren in the Gulf.
Through his close association with the authorities in the Gulf he has been able toarrange free land for the Christian community to construct churches.