The Commonwealth soldiers' sacrifice made an enormous difference to the outcome of the first world war. Thousands came from India and what is now Pakistan and Bangladesh. Britain owes a great debt to these unsung heroes.
London, UK (PRWEB UK) 13 November 2013
The event, which was held by the Department for Communities and Local Government at the historic Royal United Services Institute; opposite 10 Downing Street, commemorated the “glorious history of international cooperation and partnership with the peoples of the Commonwealth”.
At the event, Baroness Sayeeda Warsi gave a speech honoring the Asian, African and Muslim soldiers who fought with the British Army during the First World War.
Aina Khan was invited as Head of the Islamic Department as Duncan Lewis Solicitors and as a key member of the UK Muslim community.
Aina said of the event; "The Commonwealth soldiers' sacrifice made an enormous difference to the outcome of the first world war. Thousands came from India and what is now Pakistan and Bangladesh. Britain owes a great debt to these unsung heroes".
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