Multi-billion conglomerate and commodity giant, Stallion Group, won accolades from the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, Her Excellency Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra, at the "Thailand's Best Friend" Ceremony 2012.
The ceremony, which was held on September 11, 2012 at the Royal Thai Navy Club, Bangkok saw the chairman of the Stallion Group, Sunil Vaswani received the honour in a glittering ceremony, organised by the Thai Government agencies.
Commenting on the award, Vaswani said, "This gesture signifies Thailand's highest regard for its partners, who share a common vision of sustainable growth of trade between countries.
At Stallion, we believe in progress through partnerships: the one we have with Thailand is invaluable and is critical to our future plans".
Our correspondent gathered that this year's honour is the fourth received so far by Stallion Group in Thailand in four successive years.
The Group has a presence in over 18 countries, employing 10,000 staff, and engaged in commodities, agri-business, automobile, food products, FMCG, industries and services.
Stallion is also a market leader in rice across the sub-Saharan Africa, and has backwardly integrated into rice milling and farming in the recent years.