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LN Mittal bags Asian Achiever award

Mittal has been chosen for his contribution to the steel industry that includes his firm's plants worldwide. Special: Meet this year's most successful NRIs

india Updated: Nov 26, 2005 04:44 IST

Steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal has been given the 'Asian Achiever' award for 2005 instituted by a leading Asian media house.

Mittal was chosen for his contribution to the steel industry that includes his company's steel plants across the globe.

The award was given here at a function on Thursday evening, with journalist Piers Morgan as the chief guest.

Manuhai Madhwani, an industrialist, was given the Lifetime Achiever's Award.

Sonia Deol, BBC's Asian phone-in programmer was awarded the media, art and culture award.

First Published: Nov 25, 2005 21:07 IST