Economic Affairs Minister Lyonpo Loknath Sharma was awarded the Asian Business Leadership Forum (ABLF) Statesperson’s Award yesterday evening. The awards ceremony was held in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates and Ambassador of Bhutan to Kuwait Chitem Tenzin received the award on behalf of the minister. 

ABLF awards honour top Asian leaders in different categories and this is the first award for Bhutan. This year’s ABLF Awards was themed – ‘Resilience Rising: The Great Reset’ to recognise the courage, spirit and fortitude of iconic stalwarts who are redefining the parameters of ‘sustainable progress’ in the pandemic-ravaged world.