Author: Salman Ahsan

Prince William and Kate to visit Pakistan in autumn

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit Pakistan this autumn, the first royals to travel to the Islamic republic in more than 13 years. Details of the trip will be given in “due course”, Kensington Palace said. The last royals to visit Pakistan were the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall in 2006. Prince William’s mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, travelled to Pakistan several times for charity work during her lifetime. The high commissioner for Pakistan, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, welcomed Kensington Palace’s announcement of an autumn visit, saying: “The people of Pakistan still cherish and fondly recall the visits...

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British-Pakistani entrepreneur appointed High Sheriff for Surrey

LONDON: A British-Pakistani entrepreneur, who left school without a single curricular qualification and went on to run a football club, has been appointed High Sheriff for Surrey for 2020 – a direct servant to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Shahid Azeem will serve in the honorary position for the county of Surrey – the ‘home country’ with a population of 1.4 million, around 20 miles out of London. Surrey is known as one of the most affluent counties, housing mainly White rich class. It is an esteemed position that dates back more than 1000 years and there are only...

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We would like to welcome our corporate member of the month July 2019, British Pearl

British Pearl is a property investment platform that specialises in fractionalised property investing. It offers people who may not have the time, resources, or appetite to fully fund a property investment, a way to take advantage of the benefits of property investing. Check out their ‘How investing with British Pearl works’ video at Click here for details –...

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Dr Shahid Latif – July 2019

How did you get started in your career? I graduated as a doctor in 1995 and have been working in Psychiatry since 1997. I’ve always had a keen interest in the human psych and how we operate on a day to day basis from a psychological perspective. I became a consultant in 2008 and clinical director in 2010 What is a highlight of your career? I established early on in my career my fascination in culture and its influence on psychiatric presentations. This culminating into being elected as the National Chair for the Royal College Psychiatrists Transcultural Special Interest...

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Pakistan origin lawyer sworn in as Manchester’s New Lord Mayor

Pakistani origin lawyer Abid Latif Chohan, who moved to Britain in 1998, has now sworn in as Manchester’s New Lord Mayor. Longsight councillor Abid Latif Chohan from Punjab’s Jehlum moved to Manchester in 1998, to work as a lawyer, has become Manchester’s New Lord Mayor. Chohan said it was a ‘huge honour’ to take on the prestigious role and the he looked forward to serving the city. He vowed to help make Manchester a ‘fairer and more inclusive place to live and work’. A former human rights lawyer and activist, Chohan grew up in a remote village in Pakistan....

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Annual Impact Reports Jan to Dec – 2017 & 2018

Message from the Chair of the Board
I envisage that the British Pakistani community have their own platform and support system to take advantage of the country they are born in and contribute back to society within every sector of the UK community. We have started on the journey but there is a lot more that needs to be done.




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