Abdul Hafiz of Sylhet elected mayor of the Council of UK
Abdul Hafiz Jewel of Balaganj district in Sylhet has been elected Mayor of Maldon Town Council in Essex County, UK. He was elected mayor on Monday (July 21st) at the council’s annual general meeting. He had previously served as Deputy Mayor in 2017-18.
Abdul Hafiz Jewel is a descendant of Sirajpur village in Dewan Bazar union of Balaganj upazila.. His father’s name is Abdul Jabbar and his mother’s name is Ashabun Nesa. Abdul Hadi and Sharmin Begum, the father of two children, have been involved in various social organizations and institutions at home and abroad. His wife Shamima Begum is the ‘Mayornes’ of Maldon Town Council.
Abdul Hafiz Jewel was born on 8 January 1973. He first moved to the UK with his parents in 1975 but has been living there permanently since 1989. While in the country, he studied at the traditional Dewan Abdur Rahim High School in Balaganj till the class X. He then returned to the UK and complete ‘A’ level at Chamsford College.