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Banlgdesh High Commissioner hosted his farewell reception

Bangladesh High Commissioner to the UK M. A. Hannan hosted a reception to bid farewell to his friends and colleagues in London on Wednesday 1st of June. High Commissioner M A Hannan is returning home this month to go on leave preparatory to retirement (LPR). During his long career he served in many important diplomatic posts, including in Geneva as ...

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State Minister M A Mannan meets Sunamganj District Association UK leaders

Long established Sunamganj District Association organised a view exchanging meeting with UK visiting Finance and Planning Minister of Bangladesh M A Mannan MP.  The view exchanging meeting took place in Micro Business Centre in East London on Tuesday 24 May. President of Sunamganj District Association, Abdul Ali Rouf presided over the meeting and General Secretary Barrister Fakhrul Alam Chowdhury conducted ...

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Students at London Enterprise Academy organised a Ramadan Awareness assembly

Students at London Enterprise Academy organised a Ramadan Awareness assembly for staff, students and parents. A number of students did presentations, Nasheeds and recitations from the holy Quran. Students explained why Muslims fast during the holy month of Ramadan, the significance of fasting and key events during Ramadan including the night of power on the last 10 days. Principal Ashid ...

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Barts Health NHS Trust has joined forces with local Muslim religious leaders to encourage residents to have a healthy and memorable Ramadan

This year, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar starts on or around 7th June 2016 and lasts until 6th July 2016. Adults are required to fast from dawn to sunset, but those in poor health or who have deteriorating health, the very elderly and mothers who are breastfeeding are exempt from doing so. Residents who suffer from any chronic ...

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Freeman Gaffar Choudhury at Tower Hamlets Council

By Ansar Ahmed Ullah A meeting was held between renowned journalist, composer of Ekushey anthem & Tower Hamlets Freeman Abdul Gaffar Choudhury and Tower Hamlets Councillors on 11 May at Speaker’s Parlour, Tower Hamlets Town Hall. Lead member for culture in Tower Hamlets Cllr Asma Begum chaired the meeting, conducted by Cllr Khales Uddin Ahmed. Guests who spoke at the ...

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East London mosques come together to support Barnardo’s work with child refugees and trafficked children

Leaders of mosques and Islamic centres in east London visited Barnardo’s headquarters to donate funds and ask the charity to do more to help child refugees and trafficked children. The religious leaders gathered at the charity’s office in Barkingside on Monday, May 16 to hand over £2,500 raised by Muslim worshippers during Friday prayer collections at 17 mosques in Newham, ...

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Not Just A Laugh raises 50k

Emdad Rahman The Not Just A Laugh comedy night in aid of Newbury Park Islamic Cultural Centre (NPICC) was a huge success as visitors to The White House venue in Newham were treated to a barrel of laughs by a host of comedians – All for a good cause of course. Islam Channel presenter Sajid Varda hosted the event. He ...

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All European Nirmul Committee condemns attack on teacher

Ansar Ahmed Ullah : All European Nirmul Committee expresses great concern over the inhuman behavior of Selim Osman MP towards the head school teacher Shyamal Kanti Bhakta. In a statement issued today its President Tarun Kanti Chowdhury said, ‘Video footage and telephone conversation is being spread worldwide through the social media. It is total breach of human rights and seems ...

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Mirpur Union Welfare Trust UK organises meeting

The long-established Mirpur Union welfare Trust UK recently organised its work committee meeting in Micro Business Centre in East London. Organisation’s President Alhaj Master AmirUddin Ahmed presided over the meeting and General Secretary Angur Ali presented it. Guests who addressed the audience included Treasurer Ansar Ahmed, Vice-President Moktar Miah, Shishu Miah, Abul Hossain, Kamal Hossain, Abdul Ahad Khan and Faruque ...

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Mohammod Shohidur Rahman appointed as the Ambassador of European Union BHRC

Prominent community activist , General Secretary of Probashi Mowlvibazar Kensel Rise Association and President of Human Rights Commission England branch Mohammod Shahidur Rahman has been appointed as the Ambassador of Bangladesh Huamn Rights Association European Union. He will be acting on his new role as well as serving as the President of BHRC England branch. Secretary General of Bangladesh Human ...

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