Mayor of Brent celebrates his first civic year

Cllr Parvez Ahmed celebrates his civic year as mayor of Brent

Cllr Parvez Ahmed celebrates his civic year as mayor of Brent - Credit: Archant

The Mayor of Brent went back to school in Neasden to celebrate his civic year.

Cllr Parvez Ahmed was joined by mayors from across London, and former mayors at The Crest Academy in Crest Road as he marked his year serving the borough.

Cllr Muhammed Butt, leader of Brent Council, Dawn Butler, MP for Brent Central, councillors, community leaders and members of voluntary and religious organisations were there to join the celebration.

Cllr Ahmed, the first person of Bangladeshi origin to be elected as mayor of Brent, has been a councillor in Dollis Hill since being elected in 2014 and lives in the ward with his family.

He said: “I am extremely proud to be the Mayor of Brent. It is a fantastic borough full of diversity and a unique community spirit. I have really enjoyed spending my mayoral year so far promoting and celebrating what a great place it is to live and work.

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“I am delighted that so many people turned out at my event last Thursday and raised money for my three chosen charities. I will continue in my mayoral year reminding everyone I meet what a brilliant borough we all live in.”

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