Four more British-Bangladeshis have been honored by the Queen of Britain in recognition of her contribution to the fight against coronoviruses. Her names have been published in the list announced on Friday, on the occasion of the British Queen’s birthday. The four recipients of the British Queen Award are Adi Baisindh of Sylhet Division, a British citizen of Bangladeshi descent.
Among the four Bangladeshis, Sajjad Mia, president and former councilor of Bricklane Gem Mosque Trust, has been conferred with the title of Member of the British Empire (MBE) by the government. For his long service to the community he received the Queen’s Honorary MBE at the London Bar of Hamlet. The MBE is the third highest honor at the Order of the British Empire Award.
Celebrity chef Oli Khan has also received a letter of appreciation for the MBE degree. Oli Khan, president of the Maulvibazar Zilla Parishad of Lulian, is the senior vice president of Bangladesh Caterers Association.
Neelima Rehman has been awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) for her significant contribution to the British economy in the Corona epidemic.
In addition, community activist Syed Officer Uddin has received the letter of honor.
Earlier, 100-year-old British Bangladeshi Dabirul Dabirul Islam Chaudhary received a letter from the Order of the British Empire (OBE), the second highest honor of the Order of the British Empire. During the Corona period, he walked 960 steps and raised 420,000 pounds (about four and a half crores in Bangladeshi currency) for charity work. During the war of liberation in 1971, he also raised money for the benefit of the people of his country.