Aagrah Chairman honoured at London’s top national awards

Posted on News Nov 2013 - by Publisher
Aagrah Chairman  honoured at London’s top  national awards

Aagrah Restaurant Group’s Chairman, Mohammed Haji Sabir, MBE Hons Dbs, was honoured for his services to charity at the Pakistan Achievement Awards  UK & Europe 2013, held in London on November 1st.  Over 500 people attended the awards for excellence, travelling across UK and Europe. They celebrated the highest levels of achievementby companies and individuals across a range of  sectors.  A total of 11 accolades were awarded to the top of Who’s Who of successful   British Pakistanis. The awards recognised and honoured the lifelong work of British Pakistanis and of those who have excelled in various walks of life.

For more than three decades, Mr  Sabir has dedicated much of his time to charitable and fundraising activities, raising over £1.6 million to date to help countless charities in the UK and overseas to make a difference to the lives of many in need, irrespective of their background.  This has been made possible through Aagrah Group of Restaurants and Jannat Welfare International Trust, Aagrah’s charity wing. 

Upon receiving his award Mr. Sabir said “I am honoured to be in such great company as the other winners, I feel privileged and humbled to receive such a prestigious award and dedicate this to Aagrah and Jannat supporters who made this possible”.

Aagrah Background

A family owned business set up 36 years ago, employing 450 staff . The business has grown to 16 branches throughout Yorkshire. A purpose built banqueting suite  opened 4 years ago for corporate and social events, seating 450 people.   Aagrah also have an Outdoor Catering Division, providing a complete outdoor catering service UK wide. Among Aagrah’s portfolio is a small 19 bedroom boutique hotel.   To cater for home dining, 3 years ago Aagrah successfully launched a range of  Tarka Cooking sauces, these are available in Asda and Tesco.   Recent additions include   chutneys and marinades which are available to purchase in their restaurant branches.

Notes to Editors:

Picture of Mohammed Haji Sabir, MBE Hons Dbs held November 1st at the Radisson Blu, Portland, London .

 

For further information please contact Taz Azmi, Media & PR Manager, Aagrah Group,

 on 07951 370028. Email: taz@aagrah.com

Aagrah Head Office. 01274 530880.            Website: aagrah.com

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