Noted Indian industrialist Anand Mahindra would receive the leadership award of the India-U.S. bilateral trade promotion organisation U.S. India Business Council (USIBC), along with Ford Motor’s Alan Mulally.

The prestigious award would be conferred to the two noted industrialists from India and the United States on June 12, at the 37th annual gala of the USIBC, the largest bilateral trade organisation based in Washington and the premier business advocacy organisation advancing the U.S.-India commercial and trade ties.

Felicitation of Mr. Mahindra and Mr. Mulally underscores USIBC’s appreciation of the importance of deepening manufacturing collaboration between the world’s largest free-market democracies, the council said in a statement ahead of its annual event.

External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, who is leading a high-powered Indian delegation to the third India-U.S. Strategic Dialogue on June 13, would address the USIBC’s annual event on June 12.

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