A Bristol businessman has been nominated in the national British Muslim Awards.
Abdul Malik, the founder of Pak Butchers in Easton, has been shortlisted in the Entrepreneur Of The Year category.
Abdul said “I’m honoured to be finalist and to represent Bristol in this prestigious national award ceremony, in today’s time it’s profoundly important to show how British-born Muslims are waving the flag of this country and all that it’s stands for, I’m proud to a British Muslim and I’m proud of my city and all that it’s bestowed me with, to be a finalist is an amazing achievement for me and my business and I hope it will inspire a new generation of brave business men and women.”
The annual awards aim to recognise a wide range of achievements, covering various aspects of society, including business, charity, sport, arts and culture and much more.
Over 400 people will attend the black tie ceremony, hosted by presenter Inayat Kanji, which takes place at the Holiday Inn Birmingham City, on Thursday January 28.
Yasmin Mahmood, director of event organisers Oceanic Consulting said: “We are humbled and honoured by the support from the public who have voted in their thousands, resulting in an impressive list of finalists. The awards aim to celebrate individuals and companies that contribute in making a better Great Britain.”
The British Muslim Awards backed by Al Rayan Bank is an platform for Muslims throughout the United Kingdom to showcase their accomplishments.