Posts Tagged ‘cricket’

Salma Yaqoob and Imran Khan in Birmingham

Salma Yaqoob and Imran Khan on the BBC's 'This Week' show

Salma Yaqoob and Imran Khan on the BBC's 'This Week' show

Cricket legend and Pakistani politcian Imran Khan will be joined by Respect party leader and Birmingham city councillor Salma Yaqoob in Birmingham tomorrow to speak on the current political and humanitarian situation in Pakistan.

The event, organised by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf UK, hopes to raise awareness of the crisis in the South Asian country and to encourage the British population, especially the large Pakistani community in the city of Birmingham, to support calls for peace and stability in the region.

EVENT:

Date: Friday 17th July, 2009

Time: 6.00pm

Location: Pearl Palace, Upper Trinity Street, Digbeth, Birmingham B9 4EG

Details: Free Entry

Salma Yaqoob | Planning Committee meeting: Edgbaston cricket ground revamp decision

Wednesday 8th April 2009 : Cllr Salma Yaqoob attends the Birmingham City Council Planning Committee Meeting on the Edgbaston cricket ground decision.

Cllr Yaqoob argues her case for why extensive changes to the ground should not be made at the expense of local residents whose quality of living would deteriorate as a result.