This award is truly a great honour for me - I was born and brought up in Malaysia and, while business has taken me overseas in recent years, I now look forward to playing a positive role in the continuing development of the country.
(PRWEB) January 11, 2007
Vijay Eswaran, QI Group Managing Director and QuestNet founder, has been conferred with the honorary Darjah Indera Mahkota Pahang (DIMP) - which carries the title Dato' - at an investiture ceremony in Pahang, Malaysia.
The honour was conferred at a lavish ceremony held in conjunction with the 76th birthday of His Royal Highness Sultan Ahmad Shah of Pahang, who presented the esteemed award to QuestNet's visionary leader in recognition of his continuing contribution to economic growth in the region.
Dato' Vijay Eswaran, as he will now be known, recently commissioned an investment of US$ 28.1 million through the company in a resort development project in Kuala Rompin in the State of Pahang. The 167.7 acre resort development is expected to provide a major boost to eco-tourism in Pahang, Malaysia and vacations at the resort will be marketed by QuestNet, the QI Group's fast-growing e-commerce, interactive marketing and distribution business.
Speaking about the award and about his plans for future developments in Malaysia, Dato' Eswaran said: "This award is truly a great honour for me - I was born and brought up in Malaysia and, while business has taken me overseas in recent years, I now look forward to playing a positive role in the continuing development of the country."
"I believe that Malaysia can grow into a global economic power by 2020 and I hope that both QuestNet and the QI Group can play a part in achieving this vision."
The investiture ceremony took place at the Abu Bakar Palace, Pekan, Pahang, where the newly entitled Dato' Vijay Eswaran was accompanied by his wife, Datin Umayal, and senior management staff from QuestNet and the QI Group.
QuestNet is a leading interactive marketing company serving 2 million entrepreneurs in over 200 countries across the globe. Through its industry-leading marketing services, QuestNet is a distributor of technology products, limited edition coins and medallions, jewellery and timepieces, vacation club memberships, and lifestyle products. For more information, please go to http://www.quest.net.
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Vijay Eswaran, the Group MD and CEO of the QI Group of companies, envisioned a dream with his two partners, at the height of the Asian economic crisis, of building a successful organization with a global presence.
Vijay Eswaran is the author of famous book 'In the Sphere of Silence', which was born as a result of his passion to help the people & achieve their goals by synchronizing with nature.
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