Council community champion waves the flag for diversity and cohesion

Alina Khan from Bradford Council’s Diversity and Cohesion service attended the British Muslim Awards last week having been nominated for the Civil Servant of the Year prize.

Thousands of nominations were received for the ceremony which honours the talent and success of British Muslims across the country.

Alina, Interim Head of the Diversity and Cohesion service, said: “I feel really honoured to have been nominated for an award in this category and extremely proud that the hard work and effort our service makes to promoting community cohesion in Bradford is valued.”

Kersten England, Bradford Council Chief Executive, said: "It's wonderful to see Alina being recognised for her dedicated work in promoting community cohesion and diversity. Alina and her colleagues are a great example of the expertise we have in the Bradford district across all kinds of areas which fully deserves this kind of national recognition."

The fourth annual awards recognised a wide range of achievements, covering various aspects of society, including business, charity, sport, arts and culture.

Over 400 people attended the black tie ceremony, hosted by presenter Inayat Kanji.

Contact: If you require any further information, please contact Alina Khan, Interim Head of Diversity and Cohesion T 01274 439384.


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Published: 02/02/2016
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