Asian Voice Public and Political Life Awards honours Anglo Arab Organisation
LONDON - The Anglo Arab Organisation (AAO) received the Asian Voice Public and Political Life’s honorary award for its contribution to the development of Arab-British ties and boosting the role of the Arab community in Britain during a ceremony held in the British Parliament.
The award was received by Nadhmi Auchi, AAO President, who was accompanied by a number of members of the Board of Directors of the Organisation.
Auchi thanked the event’s organisers and spoke about AAO’s ambitions in bringing together the Arab world and Britain amid the presence of top British officials, MPs and dignitaries.
Awards were also presented to the best personalities and organizations that have played a leading role over the past year in politics, economy, culture, art and social and humanitarian work including a number of current and former British ministers and MPs, notably Home Secretary Theresa May, Rt Hon Edward Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate, and Ms Anna Soubry, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health.
The Asian Voice Public and Political Life Awards celebrated the achievements of those who have made a special contribution to Asia’s political or public life over the last 12 months in a various fields.
AAO is a voluntary non profit making body that was established in 2002 by Auchi. As part of its objective to build bridges between nations, AAO aims to extend and further develop the existing relations between the Western and the Arab world and to provide citizens of each of these regions with a greater understanding and cooperation between them.