Naresh Goyal, Founder Chairman Jet Airways, and his wife Anita Goyal, Executive Vice President Revenue Management and Network Planning for the international airline, have been voted “International Entrepreneurs of the Year'' by the readers of Asian Voice, the highest circulation newspaper among the Asian Community in the UK.

Naresh and Anita Goyal received the award from the Geoff Hoon MP, UK Secretary of State for Transport, before an august gathering of British parliamentarians and other distinguished guests at the House of Commons, as part of the Asian Voice Political and Public Life Awards 2008.

The Asian Voice Political and Public Life Awards are presented to people who have made a special impact in the preceding twelve months, either internationally, or in their local communities. The shortlists for the awards for 2008 were decided by a select panel including Marsha Singh MP, Lord King of West Bromwich and Baroness Howells of St Davids.