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Co- founder Labour Friends of Kashmir, Wajid Khan appointed in House of Lords

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

23rd Dec, 2020. 12:59 pm
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Co-founder and National Coordinator of Labour Friends of Kashmir, Wajid Khan, also a former Member of European Parliament, has now taken up his position in British House of Lords.

According to the details, Wajid Khan was elected from Burnley, Lancashire. He is also the youngest member of the Opposition in the House of Lords.

Wajid Khan is a British Labour Party politician. He served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the North West England European constituency from 2017 until 2019. He also served in Britain’s Foreign Affairs Committee and Human Rights Committee, as well as the Arab Peninsula and South Asia delegations.

He sat on the Foreign Affairs Committee and Human Rights Committee, as well as the Arab Peninsula and South Asia delegations. His main policy interests include workers’ rights, youth empowerment and human rights

Back in August, Queen Elizabeth II appointed another British-Pakistani businessman named Aamer Sarfraz as a member of the House of Lords upon the advice of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

The Burnley race riots in 2001 inspired Wajid to develop a number of community cohesion projects, which gained him the Higher Education Active Community Fund (HEACF) Volunteering Award for social and community cohesion in 2004.

Before becoming an MEP, Wajid was a senior lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire for 12 years, and a course leader in community leadership for 11 years.

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