Winners of The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2019

8th Apr 2019
Winners of The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2019

We are proud to announce the winners of The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2019

8th MARCH 2019

PRESS RELEASE

Pre-event Press Release click here

Alhambra Award for Excellence in Arts
Winner: Siddiqa Juma
Presenter Rt Hon Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London

Fazlur Rahman Khan Award for Excellence in Engineering, Science or Technology
Winner: Professor Shafi Ahmed
Presented by Raza-Aly Hiridjee, Chair of Group Axian

Annemarie Schimmel Award for Championing a Muslim Cause
Winner: Acorns Children’s Hospice
Presented by Sir Kenneth Olisa Esq OBE, The Lord Lieutenant of Greater London, Lieutenancy Office
Sponsored by The Imaan Trust

Malcolm X Young Person’s Award for Excellence
Winner: Imran Sanaullah
Presented by Zaheer Khan, Head of Community Fundraising, Human Appeal
Sponsored by Human Appeal

Alija Izetbegović Award for Good Citizenship
Winner: Aamer Anwar
Presented by Jean Lambert, Member of European Parliament, Green Party

Uthman Dan Fodio Award for Excellence in Community Development
Winner: Ibrahim Adewusi
Presented by Syed Yasrab Daud Shah, Director of Fundraising, Muslim Hands
Sponsored by Muslim Hands

Al-Biruni Award for Excellence in Community Relations
Winner: Fatima Khasimi
Presented by Naz Shah MP, Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities

Sankore University Award for Excellence in Education
Winner: Esmail Suleman Patel
Presented by Imam Qasim Rashid Ahmad, Executive Chair, Al-Khair Foundation
Sponsored by Al-Khair Foundation

Ummul Mu’minin Khadijah Award for Excellence in Enterprise
Winner: Adeem Younis
Presented by Tariq Usmani, CEO, Henley Homes
Sponsored by Henley Homes

Ibn Sina Award for Excellence in Health
Winner: Dr Faheem Ahmed
Presented by Mukhtar Karim, Consultant Solicitor, Carter Lemon Camerons, LLP
Sponsored by Lady Fatemah Trust

Ibn Battuta Award for Excellence in the Media
Winner: British Muslim TV
Presented by Faisal Islam, Political Editor, Sky News

Faezeh Hashemi Award for Excellence in Sport
Winner: Asma Elbadawi
Presented by Mukhtar Manji, Director, Jasmine Ltd
Sponsored by The Salaam Centre

Imams Hasan and Husayn Children’s Award for Excellence
Winner: Jena Al-hashimi Grant
Presented by Chioma Onwutalobi, Publisher, Glam Africa

Iman wa Amal Special Award
Winner: Dr Musharraf Hussain OBE
Presented by Chair of the Judges, Oruj Defoite, Chair of The Muslim News Awards for Excellence Independent Panel of Judges

The Editor’s Lifetime Achievement Award
Winner: Shafiqul Islam Chowdhury
Presented by Ahmed J Versi, Editor, The Muslim News

For more about the judges click here

The full short- list seen here

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NOTES TO EDITOR

The Muslim News is the UK’s largest circulating and oldest British Muslim newspaper. Nominations for The Muslim News Awards for Excellence come from the newspaper’s 150,000 plus readership, while shortlist and final judging conducted by an independent panel of judges.

The Awards ceremony is to be held on 8 April in central London.

For further information and to interview any of the shortlisted people and/or the Editor, Ahmed J Versi, contact:

020 8863 8586 | 07768 241325

ABOUT US: The Muslim News is a monthly and digital newspaper. Having established itself in February 1989, it has grown to become the largest monthly ethnic paper in the UK

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