Mr Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, will be the chief guest of the annual dinner of the Punjabi Society of the British Isles, one of the most prominent events at the British Asian cultural calendar…reports Asian Lite News
Mr Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, will be the Chief Guest at the annual dinner of the Punjabi Society of the British Isles. The event will taking place in London on April 20. The high profile event will be attended by senior ministers, diplomats and prominent members of the Indian diaspora.
“We will also be honouring some outstanding individuals who have contributed over and above for the betterment of the community and Britain through their work, being the ideal role model for the community to be inspired by and to follow,” said Dr Rami Ranger, Chairman of Sum Mark Group and patron of the Society. “All activities of the society are non-sectarian and non-political. In all, the Society works hard to build bridges with other communities through cultural exchange. The evening promises to be a celebration of the Punjabi Culture and to recognise the significant contribution made by the Punjabi Society to everyday life.”
Punjabis are the most vibrant community in Britain and have enriched the cultural life with Bhangra Music, cuisine and colourful dresses. Punjabi is the second most popular language in Britain after English.
The Punjabi Society of the British Isles was established in 1928 for the purpose of bringing together the Punjabi diaspora in the United Kingdom as well as others interested in the Punjabi language, art and culture. To serve this purpose, the society organises social and cultural functions each year and also endeavours to raise funds for worthy causes. This year, the society is supporting the Armed Forces Charity – Combat Stress.