Prime Minister of Bangladesh in London

Posted on July 23rd, 2014 in Local News
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Keith met the Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to discuss various issues including yesterday’s Girl Summit on female genital mutilation (FGM) and UK – Bangladeshi relations.

Girl Summit 2014

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 in Local News
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Keith attended the Girl Summit 2014 aimed at mobilising domestic and international efforts to end female genital mutilation (FGM) and child, early and forced marriage (CEFM). The summit follows on from the work of the Home Affairs Select Committee which published … Continue reading

Championship Cup comes to Parliament

Posted on July 21st, 2014 in Local News
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On Saturday 19th July, Keith hosted an event in Parliament in honour of the owners of Leicester City Football Club. Keith said: “We were very grateful to the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of Leicester City Football Club for attending our celebration … Continue reading

Water Blessing Ceremony at House of Commons

Posted on July 18th, 2014 in Local News
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For the first time in British history, an interfaith Water Blessing Ceremony was performed on the lap of River Thames to pay respects to the ancient, life-giving river and to pray that people world over should have access to safe, … Continue reading

Honorable Speaker of Bangladesh visits British Parliament

Posted on July 18th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith meet with The Honorable Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury from the Bangladesh Parliament.

Vote NO in the Scottish Referendum

Posted on July 16th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith joined Ed Miliband, members of the Shadow Cabinet and a host of Labour MPs to call for a No vote in the Scottish referendum today.

India Cricket team in England for test series

Posted on July 16th, 2014 in Local News
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On Tuesday 15th July 2014, the Rt. Hon Keith Vaz MP met Michael Hancock MP, Minister for Business Innovation & Skills, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and the Indian Cricket Team. The team were in London ahead of their second match against England … Continue reading

Honorary degree at De Montford University

Posted on July 14th, 2014 in Local News
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On Saturday 12th July 2014, Keith was presented with an honorary degree from De Montford University. Keith said: “I am humbled to receive this honorary degree from De Montford University.This university has a long and rich history and has made a … Continue reading

Accident Hotspot at Ethel Road

Posted on July 14th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith met with residents of Ethel Road, Evington LE5 4WA to discuss traffic calming measures along the road at the junction with Headland Road as there have been many accidents along this road.

Guru Purnima Day, at Swaminarayan Temple

Posted on July 11th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith attended the Guru Purnima Day, at Swaminarayan Temple, Gipsy Lane, when all Hindus around the world celebrate the blessings and virtues of their Guru, he garlanded and  sanctified the golden Murti of Shri Neelkanth Varni and was then presented with a Mandir Souvenir coin … Continue reading

Visit to Catherine Junior School to meet teachers and children

Posted on July 7th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith visited Catherine Junior School to meet teachers and children in their impressive new building which they moved into in early June.  The School was destroyed in a fire last October the teachers and children had been  accommodated in temporary … Continue reading

Asian Professional Awards Launch

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 in Local News
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Keith attended the launch of the first Asian Professional Awards at the House of Commons. Keith said ” It is a great pleasure being here at the launch of the first Asian Professional Awards, the Asian community has done well … Continue reading

Keith met Bollywood Actor Vivek Oberoi

Posted on July 2nd, 2014 in Local News
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Keith met Bollywood Actor Vivek Oberoi in the House of Commons. Vivek was in Britain to support a number of charitable causes.

Keith met MS Dhoni Captain of the Indian Cricket Team

Posted on July 1st, 2014 in Local News
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Keith met MS Dhoni Captain of the Indian Cricket Team when they visited Leicester for the prestigious first test match games of their 2014 tour of England. The match was well attended by local supporters despite the rain.

Annual MP6 competition at Hamilton Community College

Posted on June 30th, 2014 in Local News
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Keith attended the fourth Annual MP6 competition at Hamilton Community college which encourages young people to get involved in politics and to speak about issues that currently affect the country and the world.  Six schools participated. Keith praised the work … Continue reading