Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Tag Archives: British Pakistani women

British Pakistani elected first London borough woman mayor

LONDON: Newham became the first London borough to directly elect a woman mayor with Rokhsana Fiaz, a Custom House councilor since 2014, securing 73.4% of votes, Newham Recorder reported on Friday. Fiaz’s parents moved to the United Kingdom from Pakistan in the 1960s. Her predecessor Sir Robin Wales, who did not stand in the ...

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British-Pakistani woman becomes detective superintendent in Scotland Yard

LONDON: Scotland Yard has appointed its first Muslim and Asian woman Shabnam Chaudhri as a detective superintendent of police, a private media outlet reported on Tuesday. British-Pakistani Chaudhry, hailing from Karachi, moved to London with her family when she was two years old. In recognition of her “outstanding contribution” to fighting ...

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