- CFoP supporting 80:20 MPs- join us for drinks and nibbles at CCHQ on 6th September 2023 at CCHQ. Please join us and support our amazing MPs in our upcoming General Election.
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Conservative Friends of Pakistan
August 2023 Newsletter
We are pleased to present our August 2023 Newsletter catching up on recent events and activities which we hope you will find interesting.
We are always looking for contributions for inclusion in our newsletters so please let us know if you would like to share your news in future.
Dr Noshaba Khiljee
CfoP Mission Statement
Conservative Friends of Pakistan (CfoP) seeks to build a stronger, wider, and deeper relationship between the Conservative Party, Pakistan, and the British Pakistani community.
By bringing together people from across the British Pakistani community and the Conservative family,
CfoP will become a one-stop shop for everyone interested in promoting the values of the
Conservative Party, as well as helping to forge a stronger relationship between Pakistan and the UK.
Events attended by CfoP Steering Committee members
CfoP steering committee members with our chairman Lord Zameer Choudrey
Mohammed Afzal with CfoP activist and Saqib Bhatti MP
Owais Rajput with Rt. Hon John Glen MP (Chief secretary to the Treasury)
Ahmereen Reza with Foreign Secretary James Cleverly supporting Uxbridge and Ruislip by-election.
CfoP members Noshaba Khiljee and Has Ahmed with newly elected MP Steve Tuckwell from Uxbridge and South Ruislip, alongside mayoral runner up Mo!
Has Ahmed and Ahmereen Reza with Peter Smallwood, President of the Conservative National Convention.
Members ringing to win in CCHQ with Chairman Greg Hands Connect calling for by-elections July 2023
CfoP members invited to attend an event at No 10 Downing St.
CfoP Steering committee members Dr Ansar Hayat, Owais Rajput, Cllr Nadim Ahmed supporting Selby by-election candidate July 2023.
New UK envoy ‘delighted’ to arrive in Pakistan
His Majesty’s Government High Commissioner to Pakistan Jane Marriott.
British High Commissioner-designate to Pakistan Jane Marriott has arrived in Islamabad to take up her new posting.“I am delighted to be here in Pakistan, a country that deeply matters to, and has a long-standing relationship with, the UK,”.
With over 1.6 million people of Pakistani heritage in the UK making up every part of the British society, we have a special and ever-growing bond. “Our friendship stems from our shared history and values, deep people-to-people ties, growing trade links and a renewed development partnership. I will be working hard to continue to expand these.
“With the climate emergency a growing threat to health and livelihoods across the world, I have a particular interest in ensuring that the bilateral relationship between our countries is a green, sustainable one,” she added.
According to a statement issued by the Islamabad British High Commission, Jane Marriot has arrived at an important time for UK-Pakistan relations, with a significant uplift in the UK aid spending in Pakistan focused on strengthening climate resilience and reducing humanitarian risks.
Pakistan Independence Day Celebrations 14th August 2023.
Cllr Fatima Zaman of Selsdon Vale & Foresdale ward raises Pakistan flag in Croydon
Spotlight on Cllr Sam Akhtar
Cllr Sam Akhtar was elected as a Conservative Councillor when he was 30 years old in 2021. Since that time he has been association officer for campaigning and in his professional life works in sales for an accountancy firm. Outside of work and politics Sam loves lifting weights, cars and enjoys true crime documentaries.