Arun Sarin honoured with British award

Arun Sarin honoured with British award

New Delhi: Arun Sarin, the former CEO of Vodafone has been honoured by the Queen with the British award for his services to communications industry.

Other prominent winners for the 2010 British awards are Prof Dr Jürgen Karl Erich Schlaeger (for services to Anglo-German relations), Sister Mary Aengus Fitzpatrick (for services to the performing arts in Northern Ireland), Mrs Vera Heller de Bergengruen (for services to UK-Uruguay cultural relations), Dr Kranti Rajesh Hiremath (for services to the Police Service in Scotland), Mrs Margaret Mary McGovern (for services to Jersey Hospice Care), Mr John Simon Pinto (for services to Consular Section, British Deputy High Commission, Mumbai), Mr (Franz Konrad) Dieter Rollecke (for service to the British military community in Germany).

The British honours system rewards individuals’ personal bravery, achievement, or service to the United Kingdom.

More details are awaited.