11 oct :India’s Finance Minister Shri Pranab Mukherjee has won this year’s award for Finance Minister of the Year for Asia. This year’s award is based on nominations from public and private sector economists, analysts, bankers, investors and other experts. This award unequivocally signals the confidence the Minister has inspired in key stakeholders, by virtue of his fuel price reforms, fiscal transparency and inclusive growth strategies.
This award is from Emerging Markets, the daily newspaper of record for the World Bank, IMF, etc. Emerging Markets is part of Euromoney Institutional investor plc. one of the largest and most respected providers of financial information worldwide.
It may be recalled that Shri Pranab Mukherjee was rated one of the best Finance Minister in the World in 1984 as well.