UK MINISTERS CELEBRATE CONTRIBUTION TO INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF SOMALIS WORLDWIDE
Caption:- Minister for Africa, James Duddridge (Left) Presents Dahabshiil CEO, Abdirashid Duale with the Business of the Year Award
Prime Minister David Cameron was among a group of senior MPs to publicly recognise the contribution of the Somali community to international society. Mr Cameron supported a ministerial assembly at the International Somali Awards (ISA), which were co-sponsored by the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office.
Caption:- Minister of Defence and Deputy Speaker at the House of Lords, Rt Hon Earl Howe (right) with Abdirashid Duale.
British-Somali Olympic star, Mo Farah CBE was awarded Sports Person of the Year, while other award winners included financial services group, Dahabshiil; British film maker, Mo Ali; NGO, Adesco Africa and academic and humanitarian Hawa Jama Abdi.