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The importance of dialogue between the Police and the Muslim community is recognised at National Awards

  • Saturday 8th October 2005 | 
  • 12:39 pm | 
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  • The extensive work of Suleman Nagdi in matters relating to Law & Order and liaison with the Police Authorities has been recognised by the National Black Police Association (NBPA).

    The Federation of Muslim Organisations welcomed this award, viagra sale Abdul Kareem Gheewala, for sale chairman, said, “This recognition is thoroughly deserved and his work and commitment is an example to us all”.  Faizal Essat, Secretary, stated that Suleman’s work to improve relations between our many faith communities and the Leicestershire police has been  very important, particularly, in the wake of the London Bombings.”

    This award was also in addition to awards afforded to many others and was also alongside the award given to Doreen Lawrence – mother of murdered black teenager Stephen Lawrence. Suleman said “I am immensely privileged to be categorised with such people who I believe are more deserving than myself”.

    Suleman received a plaque at the NBPA conference in Cleveland last week which was attended by Police personnel in the UK as well the USA & other countries. The chief speaker at the conference was Dr Singh, a senior officer of the Indian Police Authority.

    He was nominated for the award by Inspector Baljit Singh, chairman of the Leicestershire branch of the BPA. Insp. Singh said: “Suleman has made immense contributions to strengthen police and community partnerships. He has been at the centre of dialogue and engagement to promote Muslim concerns, particularly since the July 7 episode in London. The award was a testament of his courage and integrity.”

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    Faizal Essat, Secretary, FMO

     

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