It mayor from the city of London, Sadiq KhanHe was named Politician of the Year. The award was given to him after recognizing his efforts and contributions to British political affairs. Ceremony of Annual Political and Public Life Awards held last Thursday in the House of Commons in the capital Thames. The award given by the British newspaper ‘Asian Voice’, also recognized by the Minister of Defence, Gavin-Williamsonas minister this year.
Other winners of this award attended the event this year celebrated thirteenth edition. They include Arlene Foster of the Democratic Unionist Party and Labor members Dan Carden and Thelma Walker.
This award serves to assess the actions of people who have left their mark in the last 12 months. It is evaluated from the lesser known, working in the local community, to international politicians and its impact on British politics. Readers of ‘Asian Voice’ they nominate candidates and an independent jury is responsible for the qualifications and decides the importance of these in British life. Then they choose a prize winner.
This is how Sadiq Khan became mayor of London
Sadiq Khan is the mayor of the largest city in Europe since 2016. Khan was born in south London, but his family is Pakistani immigrant. At the age of 15, he joined British Labor Party and in 2005 he joined the House of Commons. Three years later he was elected Minister of Transportation. Since 2013, Khan started making press appearances about his candidacy for mayor of the city in the 2016 election. On May 7 this year, he was sworn in as mayor of a ceremony at Southwark Cathedral. Since then Khan has contributed to British political affairs, especially Brexit.
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