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PM hosts Eid Reception at 10 Downing Street

The Prime Minister hosted a reception at 10 Downing Street on 31st October to celebrate Eid Al-Adha which CFoP were invited to, as well as a number of people who were invited on CFoP's behalf. The event was a huge success and one that enabled the close links between Britain and the Muslim world to be celebrated. CFoP was proud to attend this reception and we were pleased to hear the warm words of support from the Prime Minister in his speech which can be accessed here: http://www.number10.gov.uk/news/eid-al-adha-speech/

Engagement with Pakistani politicians

Two separate events held in October enabled both the Chairman & Director of CFoP to meet Imran Khan and Faryal Talpur respectively. The Chairman attended a seminar at which Imran Khan was speaking and was then able to discuss a few of the issues that had been raised by Imran after the event, whilst also making him aware of CFoP and our objectives. In addition to this, the Director of CFoP attended the Different Faces of Pakistan exhibition at Asia House on 30th October, at which he met with Faryal Talpur. As well as being President Zardari's sister, Faryal is also a Member of the National Assembly in Pakistan.

CFoP at Conservative Party Conference

Conservative Friends of Pakistan enjoyed a successful first time at Party Conference in Birmingham this year. Whilst engaging with various members of the Parliamentary Party, include a number of Cabinet Ministers, on the work of CFoP we co-hosted an event with the High Commission for Pakistan and the report can be read here: http://phclondon.org/News/NewsItem625.asp

Launch event of CFoP - 10th May at the Savoy

The launch event of CFoP took place on 10th May at the Savoy Hotel in central London. This event was attended by the Prime Minister along with numerous members of the Cabinet, along with Pakistani dignitaries and a whole host of British Pakistanis who are supporters of the CFoP cause. This event established CFoP as a significant group within the Conservative Party's organisational structure and marked the beginning of a deep and meaningful conversation with the British Pakistani community that CFoP is currently engaged in.