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Updated: 12:23, Monday January 13, 2014
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Nominees for British Muslim Awards 2014
Awards Presented by Islamic Bank of Britain
 
After receiving thousands of nominations from all over the country, the finalists for the British Muslim Awards presented by Islamic Bank of Britain have been announced.  The awards will recognise a wide range of achievements which cover various aspects of society including business, charity, sport, arts and culture and much more. The evening will be one of celebration, reflecting the significant role that Britain’s Muslim have in society.  Over 400 people will attend the glittering ceremony, which takes place at the Salford City Stadium, Manchester on Thursday, January 30. As well as recognising the achievements of British Muslims at the forefront of their industries the event will be raising money for The Well Foundation. Set up in 2008, The Well Foundation aims to raise money to build wells, install hand pumps and establish health and sanitation programs to provide accessible clean water to the stricken regions of the world. Irfan Younis, CEO at event organisers Oceanic Consulting, said “The Muslim community has been making huge contributions to a better United Kingdom and these awards are a reflection of some of the work that goes unrecognised. There are some truly inspirational individuals, businesses and organisations in all of our categories, and we would like to congratulate all of the finalists who continuously thrive to excel, making worthy contenders.”
 
Muslims in the Community                                                      
Colors of Islam (Scotland)
Bradford Muslim Womens Council (Bradford)
Zeeshan Rehman Foundation (Bradford)
Halal Food Festival (London)
Al Isharah (London)
 
Arts and Cultural Awareness
Abdullah Quilliam Society (Liverpool)                                                                  
British Muslim Heritage Centre (Manchester)
Arab British Centre (London)
Exhibition Islam (London)
Aerosol Arabic (Birmingham)
 
Young Achiever of the Year
Kasim Jameel (Worcester)
Saira Hussain (Hussain Design, Burnley)
Adil Rashid (Adil Rashid Cricket Academy, Bradford)
Rabia Bhatti (Chesham)
Islam Feruz (London)
 
Charity of the Year
Islamic Relief (London)
Penny Appeal (Wakefield)
The Lady Fatemah Charitable Trust (Buckinghamshire)
Muslim Hands (Nottingham)
Muslim Aid (London)
 
Responsible Media of the Year
Islam Channel (London)
Al Jazeera (London)
Emel Magazine (London)
Invitation Magazine (London)
Peace TV (London)
 
Religious Advocate of the Year
Tarek Ramadan (Oxford)
Bilal Khan (Dome Advisory and Link Laters, London)
Ajmal Masroor (London)
Amar Jamil/Rizwan Mohammed (iSyllabus, Glasgow)
Abu Eesa Niamatullah (Al Maghrib Institute, Manchester)
 
Noor Inayat Khan Memorial Award for Muslim Women of the Year
Sughra Ahmed (Islamic Society of Britain, London)
Salma Yaqoob (Yara Consulting, Scotland)
Yvonne Ridley (London)
Faeeza Vaid (Muslim Women’s Network UK, Birmingham)
Rabiha Hannan (New Horizons, London)
 
Best at Sport
Tahmina Begum (London)
Salma Bi (Birmingham)
Nathan Ellington (Southport)
Saira Tabasum (Bradford)
Haroon Khan (Bolton)
 
Dr. Abbas Khan Memorial Award for Services to Medicine
Seher Ahmed (Manchester)
Mohammed Javad (London)
Aziz Sheikh (Scotland)
Sheraz Daya (London)
Nadia Khalid (London)
 
Services to Media
Tasnim Nazeer (Scotland)
Mehdi Hassan (London)
Rageh Omaar (London)
Mishal Hussain (London)
Shelina Zahra Janmohamed (London)
 
Services to Education
Tauheedul Islamic Girls School (Blackburn)
Yusuf Seedat (Islamiyah Girls High School, Blackburn)
Nadira Mirza (Bradford)
Sara Silvestri (London)
Sadek Hamid (Liverpool)
 
Services to Science and Engineering
Salim T S Al- Hassani (Manchester)
Haroon Ahmed (Cambridge)
Azra Meadows (Scotland)
Javaid Siddique (Manchester)
Nessar Ahmed (Manchester)
 
Services to Law
Forz Khan (Chambers of Khan, London)
Aina Khan (Duncan Lewis Solicitors, London)
Nauman Javid (Farani Javid Taylor, London)
Ifath Nawaz (Chiltern District Council, Chiltern)
Tahir Khan (Taunton)
 
Services to Creativity and Technology
Moneeb Awan (Manchester)
Faizah Maryam Mustafa (Macmillan, London)
SUNDE Technologies (Manchester)
Nazish Aslam (For Where I Am, Edinburgh)
Amaan Ahmed (Rormix, Manchester)
 
Civil Servant of the Year
Asif Sadiq (City of London Police, London)
Emran Mian (Social Market Foundation, London)
Judge Khurshid Drabu (Ministry of Justice, London)
Asif Anwar Ahmad (Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London)
Suniya Qureshi (DWP, London)
 
Services to Finance and Accounts
Ali Akbar Mohammed (Ansar, Manchester)
Farmida Bi (Norton Rose Ful Bright, London)
Tarek el Diwany (1st ethical, London)
Asim Siddiqui (Gatehouse Bank, London)
Siddiq Musa (KPMG, Manchester)
 
Politician of the Year
Sadiq Khan (Tooting)
Sajid Javed (Bromsgrove)
Mohammed Asghar (Wales)
Yasmin Qureshi (Bolton)
Nadhim Zahawi (Stratford on Avon)
 
Businesswomen of the Year
Uzma Yaqoob (Sculpt Beauty, London)
Razwana Bashir (Peek.com)
Salma Chaudry (The Halal Cosmetics Company, Blackburn)
Tab Ahmed (Employ-ability, London)
Imtaz Khaliq (Bespoke Design and Couture Tailoring, London)
 
Businessman of the Year
Mohammed Bin Issa Al Jaber (MBI International, London)
Touker Suleyman (Hawes and Curtis, London)
Afzal and Akmal Khushi (Trespass, Glasgow)
Mohammed Khalid(Chicken Cottage, Croydon)
Sutterwala Brothers (TRS, London)
 
Entrepreneur of the Year
Taz and Umer Sheikh (Gamucci, London)
Faraz Khan (SEED Ventures, London)
Ghias El Yafi (Tahira, London)
Taher and Zuber Mohsan (Supanet, Burnley)
James Caan (London)
 
Business of the Year
Quiz (Glasgow)
Euro Garages (Blackburn)
Asons Solicitors (Bolton)
Accrol (Blackburn)
Chunky Chicken (Manchester)
 
Spirit of Britain
Quilliam Foundation (London)
Christian Muslim Forum (London)
Muslim Jewish Foundation (Manchester)

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