Friends United recently organised a meeting to felicitate three newly elected councillors from Bethnal Green ward. The meeting started with the welcoming speech of member of the Friends Club and community activist Subhan Ali. Other guests who addressed the audience included MP for Bethnal Green and Bow Rushanara Ali MP, Member of GLE Umesh Desai, Executive Mayor of Tower Hamlets John Biggs, Cllr.Sirajul Islam, Cllr Ahabb Hossain, Cllr Eve McCullum, members of Friends United Sonahor Ali Rinku, Faruq Ali and Jamal Khan. Poet Nazrul Islam recited some of his poems at the event. Other guests who were present included Cllr Haurn Miah, Cllr Sad Chowdhury, Cllr Ruhul Amin and others.
The meeting was attended by a number of councillors, former councillors, Labour Party members, campaigners, journalists and volunteers.
In her Speech, Rushanara Ali MP congratulated newly elected councillors and wished that they will dedicate themselves for the advancement of the community.
The facilitated councillors thanked the constituents of Bethnal Green for electing them. The also emphasised that they will dedicate themselves for the improvement and development of the area and the community.