UK: WINNERS: The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2017

27th Mar 2017
UK: WINNERS: The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2017

 

UK: The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event was held 27 March 2017 in London to acknoweldge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

 

Alhambra Award for Excellence in ARTS:
For achievement in the fine art, performing art or architecture.
Winner: Shahida Ahmed
Presented by: Rt. Hon Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

Annemarie Schimmel Award for CHAMPIONING A MUSLIM CAUSE:
For a non-Muslim Individual or organisation who has supported a Muslim cause.
Winner: David & Liz Gould
Presented by: Mohammed Amersi, Founder, The Amersi Foundation and Inclusive Ventures Group

Imams Hasan and Husayn CHILDREN’S AWARD for Excellence:
For a child 5-15 years who has demonstrated outstanding achievement.
Winner: Shanzay & Shezil Butt
Presented by: Rt Hon Tom Brake MP, Liberal Democrat Chief Whip and Foreign Affairs Spokesperson

Uthman Dan Fodio Award For Excellence in COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT:
For a person or organisation aimed at raising the quality of life of Muslims locally or nationally.
Winner: Shazuli Iqbal
Presented by: Sayed Lakhte Hassanain, Chairman, Muslim Hands

Al Biruni Award For Excellence in COMMUNITY RELATIONS:
For promoting understanding and respect between Muslim and non-Muslim communities at the national or local level.
Winner: Emdad Rahman
Presented by: Abdirashid Duale, Executive Director and Chair, Dhabshiil

Sankore University Award For Excellence in EDUCATION.
Winner: Rukhsana Yakoob
Presented by: Fadi Itani, Deputy Director General, Qatar Charity UK

Fazlur Rahman Khan Award For Excellence in ENGINEERING, SCIENCE OR TECHNOLOGY
Winner: Mohamed Bashir Gadi, Dr
Presented by: Imam Qasim Ahmad, Founder and Chairman, Al Khair Educational & Cultural Centre

Ummul Mu’minin Khadijah Award For Excellence in ENTERPRISE:
For achievement in business and commerce.
Winner: Zohra Khaku
Presented by: Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh MP, SNP Westminster spokesperson on International Trade

Alija Izetbegovic award for GOOD CITIZENSHIP:
Winner: Malia Bouattia
Presented by:Saadia Mahmood, Grants Manager, Aziz Foundation

Ibn Sina Award for HEALTH:
This award recognizes those who excel and promote in health issues.
Winner: Mehrunisha Suleman
Presented by: Rushanara Ali MP, Labour MP for Bethnal Green and Bow

Ibn Battuta Award for Excellence in MEDIA:
For fair, accurate and balanced reporting on an issue involving Muslims nationally or internationally.
Winner: Nabila Ramdani
Presented by: Imran Madden, UK Director, Islamic Relief

Faezeh Hashemi Award for Excellence in SPORT:
For outstanding sporting achievement or the initiation of a sports project for the benefit of the Muslim community at national or local level
Winner: Muslimah Sports Association
Presented by: Dr Nizar Merali, Trustee, The Salaam Centre

Malcolm X YOUNG PERSON’S Award for Excellence:
For an Individual, organisation or initiative run by young people 16-25 years, whose principal aim is to support and create opportunities for their peers.
Winner: Shaheen Mamun
Presented by: Hameed Al Asaly, Deputy CEO, Human Appeal

Iman wa Amal Special Award
For outstanding contribution to Islam and Muslims. a special award at the discretion of the judges.
Winner: Mohammed Zafran
Presented by: Rabbi Janet Darley, Chair, The Muslim News Awards for Excellence Independent Panel of Judges

Editor’s Lifetime Achievement Award
Winner: Unaiza Malik
Presented by: Presented by: Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC, MP, Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee and Ahmed J Versi, Editor, The Muslim News [Photo attached]

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