LONDON: Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that Pakistani community is well-integrated with British system and is playing an active role in the political sphere and contributing significantly to the country’s economic growth.
Addressing a dinner hosted by British-Pakistan Foundation (BPF) in his honor Thursday night, Gilani said the over one million strong Pakistani community was the largest settled Pakistani community overseas and was rendering services for the British society.
The event was attended by Minister for Commerce Makhdoom Amin Fahim, Minister for Finance Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Minister for Information Qamar Zaman Kaira, Minister for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar and a large number of Pakistanis.
He said the Pakistani community at present had its seven elected representatives in the House of Commons, five in the House of Lords, two in the Scottish Parliament, one each in the Wales National Assembly and in the European Parliament, and over three hundred Mayors and Councillors in the local bodies. (APP)