Manchester Lord Mayor Elaine Boyes led a team of dignitaries to join the CelebrASIANS – the fifth anniversary of the fortnightly newspaper.
The event held at the prestigious Sheridan Suite in Manchester also witnessed the launch of Asian Lite business awards.
Mr Mohammed Ishaq Chaudry aka Mo Chaudry, philanthropist and one of the most successful British-Asian businessmen, was honoured at the event for his contribution to the British economy and supporting the new businesses across the country.
Mayor of Rochdale Councillor James Gartside, and Mayoress, Councillor Jane Gartside, Former Lord Mayor of Manchester Councillor Afzal Khan, Greater Manchester Police Authority Chief Cllr Paul Murphy, Chief Prosecutor of the Crown Prosecution Service Nazir Afzal were present. The mayor congratulates the Asian Lite, Anasudhin Azeez and Raj Sarin team for organising a mega event to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee.
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