Summit Group Chairman Muhammed Aziz Khan has been recognised as the'Global Asian of the Year 2018'under the Power & Energy category by AsiaOne magazine for his contribution to the sector, reports UNB.
The award ceremony was held at the Tenth Edition of AsiaOne Summit 'Pride of Asia - Asian Business & Social Forum 2019' on January 21 last at Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore, said a press release on Monday.
AsiaOne stated that Muhammed Aziz Khan is the pivotal force of the largest infrastructure conglomerate in Bangladesh - the Summit Group of companies.
Starting his business with zero capital, he has been listed among the richest in Singapore by Forbes in 2018. Often called a visionary and now a living legend, his business acumen is only matched by his dedication to improving lives of others, a philanthropist and avid connoisseur of art, the release said.
This selection is based on primary and secondary research across 16 industries under 62 subcategories in Asia, with the evaluation and scoring from independent jury members, united research services international primary and secondary data collation and the AsiaOne editorial team.
AsiaOne Global Asian of the Year is a prestigious annual nomination and selection of the most prominent personalities from the Asian continent. In the past, onlythe nine exclusive "AsiaOne Global Asian of the Year "have been felicitated at the "Indo-Singapore Business & Social Forum 2018" for their special work in the industry and society, the release added.