“Gracious and generous”

Allow me to add to the obituary on Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry (pictured) ("Gracious and generous,” In Memoriam, Parsiana, July 21-August 6, 2022). Not only did the Muscat Palace serve as a launching pad for Shapoorji Pallonji and Company (SP) but the air-conditioning contract with Voltas placed personally by Pallonji served as a take-off point for the company’s operations in the Gulf states. I was a young executive in Voltas, in charge of the new international operations division which had just commenced. The confidence exhibited by Pallonji in our ability to execute to perfection and in time and budget was unique, especially......

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