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Rt. Hon Keith Vaz MP

Prime Minister of Bangladesh in London

Posted on July 23rd, 2014 in Local News

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
Girl Summit

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

Water Blessing Ceremony at House of Commons

Posted on July 18th, 2014 in Local News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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