Bhatkal community leader SM Syed Khaleelur Rahman features amongst '100 smartest people in UAE'

Source: S.O. News Service | By Sajjad Quazi | Published on 19th September 2017, 11:43 PM | Coastal News | Gulf News | Don't Miss |

Dubai: "Arabian Business", a prominent gulf based business magazine, published in English and Arabic featured Bhatkal community leader Dr. SM Syed Khaleelur Rahman in its list of "100 smartest people in UAE" for his dedication to humanity and social activities. Mr. Khaleel is among only twelve people hailing from India, to feature in the list.

Living in UAE, Mr. Khaleel, through his intellect and hard work has reached the heights of his career and is counted among prominent business advisors in the region.

Hailing from India, he moved to Gulf region in 1978, where he was associated with the Galadari family and group of companies for almost three decades. He played a crucial role in boosting the Galadari company's expanding operations.

Apart from his notable contributions in the social and academic fields, Mr Khaleel has a record of being a trustworthy consultant to Businesses in the region. 

Currently, Mr. Khaleel is the founding chairman of general trading company K&K enterprise, based in Sharjah. He is also the chairman of coastal Karnataka's popular news portal SahilOnline and Maadhyama communications.

Mr. Khaleel has been recognized for his contribution to the society and business on several occasions previously. The government of Karnataka honored him with Rajyotsava award. He was also conferred with the doctorate by Aldersgate college in Ireland. He has been welcomed and felicitated by many national and international institutions and various social organizations.

On this occasion, the entire team of SahilOnline congratulates Mr. Khaleel on his outstanding achievements and prays for his health for years to come.

Names of other Indians featured in the magazine's list:

• Thumbay Mohiddin, Chairman and founder of Thumbay group.

• Rizwan Sajan, Chairman & founder of Danube group.

• Yusuf Ali MA, Chairman of Lulu group International.

• Sunil John, CEO Asda'a Bursen-Marstella.

• Michael Mascarenhas, CEO of Desert group.

• Dr. B R Shetty, founder of NMC health care.

• Harmeek Singh, founder & CEO of Plan-B group.

• Dr. Sanjay Parashan, CEO of Cocoon centre for aesthetic transformation.

• Dr. Pramod Warhekar, Lasik surgeon

• Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil, managing director of VPS health care

• Sunny Varkeer, founder & chairman of Gems education


Other UAE based smartest people featured in the list:

• Ahmad Majan (Inventor): He achieved five medals including three gold medals and two silver at the international invention innovation competition in Toronto, Canada in August last year.

• Khalifa Ahmed Al Romaithi (Inventor): Emirati high school pupil Khalifa Al Romaithi risked the ire of his classmates by inventing a device to monitor. This teenager developed and installed an automatic attendance monitoring device.

• Major general Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri (General directorate of residency and foreigners affairs): This personality has led significant changes to visas in Dubai and implemented the pioneering airport e-gate system.

Other than these, the other UAE smartest people include Dr. Hilal Al Naqbi, Hussain Al Nowais, Noura Al Nouman, Najla Al Midfa and many others.

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