A person who, for the purposes of equal opportunity monitoring in the UK, has an ethnic origin from a former British colony (e.g., Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, British Hong Kong) regardless of where he/she was raised or educated.
He was addressing as chief guest at London Grand Iftar dinner titled "Bridge on common grounds" was jointly organized by British Muslim Foundation, World Congress of Overseas Pakistan (WCOP) and British Asian Trust here at a local hotel the last evening.
KARACHI -- The Pakistan Cricket Board, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, today announced a three-year partnership with the prestigious British Asian Trust with an aim to further strengthen support for their mental health programme in Pakistan.
The two men were also together at the (https://www.express.co.uk/celebrity-news/555992/Simon-Cowell-Lauren-Silverman-Prince-Charles-British-Asian-Trust) British Asian Trust dinner in 2015 alongside Lauren Silverman and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall.
Football agent Baljit Rihal - a second-generation British Asian himself - has taken a keen interest in rewarding those who are making an impact through the biennial AFA, but he is frustrated by the fact the UK's three million-strong South Asian community (4.9 per cent of the entire population) translated to only nine professionals in the top four divisions of English football at the end of last season.
Since the establishment of the first theatre companies in the late Seventies, British Asian theatre has been active across the UK, articulating on the stage the different realities of South Asian communities in the country, while increasing the visibility of Asian culture in Britain and contributing to propelling it into the cultural mainstream.