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Prime Minister of Bangladesh in London

July 23rd, 2014
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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

July 22nd, 2014
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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

July 21st, 2014
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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

July 18th, 2014
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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

July 18th, 2014
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Keith meet with The Honorable Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury from the Bangladesh Parliament.

Vote NO in the Scottish Referendum

July 16th, 2014
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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

July 16th, 2014
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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

July 14th, 2014
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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

July 14th, 2014
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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

July 11th, 2014
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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

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