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Pakistan-origin British police officers introduce hijab as part of their uniform

NORTH YORKSHIRE: Two Pakistan-origin British police officers Uzma Amireddy and Arfan Rahouf introduce Hijab as part of police uniform in which has been approved by North Yorkshire police department. Uzma Amireddy was born in Lahore and has been in England since she was 13 years old where she later joined the British police department ten years ago. She also acts as a coordinator for Positive Action Campaign in police and has now become the first Muslim woman to wear hijab as part of her police uniform on duty.…

Twelve British Pakistanis who won in the UK elections

LONDON: Twelve British-Pakistanis won the snap general elections held in the United Kingdom on June 8 to successfully become members of the House of Commons. As many as 30 candidates of Pakistan origin took part in the election. Among the successful candidates, which includes five women, nine belong to Labour while three represent the Conservative party. Khalid Mehmood, Shabana Mehmood, Rozeena-Allin Khan, Yasmin Qureshi, Naz Shah, Imran Hussain, Afzal Khan, Mohammed Yasin and Faisal Rasheed from Labour Party secured…