North West MEP, Sajjad Karim joined civic signatories at Manchester Town Hall at a banquet luncheon in honour of President Xi Jinping visit to Manchester. Crowds of supporters gathered in Albert Sq to welcome the President.
Sajjad yesterday met with a delegation from Saudi Arabia to discuss the tragic case of Qasim Akram, a constituent from Bolton who was tragically killed on 11th September, along with 106 other people, when a crane collapsed in the Muslim holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia
Burnley put out the flags, literally, on Saturday as Burnley Twinning Association, in conjunction with Burnley Central Library, welcomed local residents and representatives from their twinned town Vitry-sue-Seine to a very special ceremony.
"We will be bound by our own values and I believe European citizens today are wanting for us to react in a very generous way and in a way that recognises the rights of these refugees and indeed the moral responsibilities that we hold as well."
Burnley and Pendle Bangladesh Community Council recently held an event organised to discuss the European Union's trade relations with Bangladesh and the aim of the country being awarded GSP Plus status in 2020.
With the Conservative Government having pledged a referendum by the end of 2017, Saj will join Labour and UKIP MEPs in front of an audience of Lancashire businessmen and women to discuss the UK’s role in the Europe Union.
In the wake the new Liberal Democrat Leader’s “car crash” interview when he was questioned about how his Christian beliefs impact on his politics, Saj discusses the interaction between religion and politics with BBC Radio Lancashire’s Mike Stevens.
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