09:05AM, Saturday 25 August 2012
Former Royal Borough mayor Cllr Asghar Majeed is a 'diamond geezer' and he has a trophy to prove it.
The beautiful inscribed glass trophy - shaped like a diamond - was presented to Cllr Majeed (pictured second left) at a ceremony organised by the United International Community Forum (UICF).
Present at the Bellhouse Hotel, Beaconsfield, were Deputy High Commissioner for Pakistan Syed Zulfiqar Gardezi, Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, Prince Nawab Malik Atta Khan and Secretary of State for Wales Cheryl Gillan MP.
President of the UICF Shahzada Hayat afterwards described Cllr Majeed as 'a shining example of a man working for community cohesion in a multi-faith society'.
He said: "We salute people like him who provide role models and work to bring people in the community together."
Although his term as mayor of Windsor and Maidenhead is over, Cllr Majeed (Con, Oldfield), who lives in Braywick Road, is continuing with the charity initiative he set up with his sister - the former mayoress Naheed Majeed, linking the area's restaurants with charities.
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