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Princess of Jordan awarded Naz Legacy Foundation Fellowship

30th May 2013

Jordan

 

(L-R) Sir Edward Lister, Lynton Crosby, Sadiq Khan, Boris Johnson, Princess Badiya, Dominic Grieve, Ed Davey and Hina Bokhari

 

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, awarded Princess Badiya bint El Hassan of Jordan the inaugural Naz Legacy Foundation Honorary Education Fellowship at the Annual Naz Legacy Foundation Reception on April 24, in recognition of her work as Founder Chairman of Mosaic programme.

 

The Prince of Wales, in a video message, congratulated the Naz Legacy Foundation on its work to promote excellence in education.

 

Johnson also congratulated Director of Naz Legacy Foundation, Harris Bokhari, for the work the Foundation does in supporting key initiatives and charities.

 

The event, held at the Living Room at City Hall, brought together over 175 leading educationalists, philanthropist and politicians to celebrate the legacy of Naz Bokhari, the first Muslim Head Teacher in the UK. Other speakers included the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Ed Davey, Attorney General Dominic Grieve, Deputy Mayor Sir Edward Lister, Co-Founder of CTF Partners, Lynton Crosby and Chair of DCD Group, Shabir Randeree.

 

Shadow Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor Sadiq Khan praising Bokhari for organising “this fantastic event” and recognition given to Princess Badiya by the Naz Legacy Foundation.

 

The event included video messages of support from the Prime Minister, David Cameron, Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, and Leader of the Opposition, Ed Miliband.

 

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