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Another Mittal on top of the world

Fortune declares Sunil Mittal as Asia's Businessman of the Year for steering his flourishing telecom business.

india Updated: Jan 12, 2007 17:37 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India

India's Sunil Mittal has been adjudged Asia's Businessman of the Year by prestigious US magazine


for steering his telecom business in the world's fastest growing wireless market.

In a lead article in its latest issue, Fortune said after establishing Bharti Airtel as India's number one mobile service provider, Mittal is now forging his "most audacious" foreign partnership yet.

"In November, he announced that Bharti will team with Wal-Mart to transform India's under-developed retail market," the report said.

First Published: Jan 12, 2007 17:20 IST

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