101Pakistanis

Entrepreneur Shazia Awan who is of British Pakistani descent has been named the UK’s best female Asian entrepreneur at the prestigious annual Asian Women of Achievement Awards held at London’s Park Lane Hilton. Shazia who was a Conservative Parliamentary candidate in the recent general election was nominated following the success of her start-up company Peachy Pink.

Shazia Mirza (born 3 October 1977) is an English stand-up comedian and columnist of Pakistani descent originally from Birmingham England. Although she doesn't live there anymore. She works all over the world and has toured the US, Sweden, Denmark, France Holland and Germany. She has appeared on CBS 60 Minutes, NBC's Last Comic Standing, and Have I got News for You (BBC).

The Mayor of Rochdale (2003) is Councillor Sultan Ali. The Mayoress is his wife, Shamim Akhtar. Councillor Sultan Ali was born in Sahiwal, Pakistan. He has lived in Rochdale since 1970 and has been a member of the Council since 1996. In the past, he has served on the Housing and Recreation & Community Services committees and was Vice-Chair of the External Partnership Overview & Scrutiny Panel in 2002-03.

Tahir Mohsan is the founder of Time Computers, Supanet and Tpad, and currently manages several investment companies from his base in Dubai. Tahir Mohsan was born and educated in Blackburn and is one of five brothers. He comes from a family of Pakistani origin and has been one of the richest young British Pakistanis. In 1987, at the age of 16, he founded Time Computers, which went on to become Britain’s largest PC manufacturer with a turnover of over $750 million.

Tariq Modood, MBE, FAcSS (born 1952) is a British Pakistani Professor of Sociology, Politics and Public Policy at the University of Bristol (1997– ). Modood is the founding Director of the Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship and one of the leading authorities on ethnic minorities in Britain. He was awarded an MBE for services to social sciences and ethnic relations in the 2001 New Year Honours list and elected to the Academy of Social Sciences in 2004.

Tarique Ghaffur, CBE QPM (born 8 June 1958) is a former high-ranking British police officer in London's Metropolitan Police Service. His last post was that of Assistant Commissioner–Central Operations. Born in Jinja, Uganda to Muslim Punjabi parents hailing from modern-day Pakistan in 1958, Ghaffur and his family emigrated to the United Kingdom in 1972 after President Idi Amin forcibly expelled most of the country's minority South Asian population.

Naheed Niazi and her younger sister, Najma Niazi, are the daughters of Sarwar Niazi, the former director of Radio Pakistan, Karachi. Let us glance at Naheed Niazi's true-life accomplishments, which is an instance of human excellence and personal success. It goes without saying that she was the most gorgeous female singer of Pakistani music in the 1960s.

In spite of her youth, in 2002 Pakistan's Ministry of Culture nominated Sarah for the President's Pride of Performance award. She was the youngest ever nominee and also the first from Pakistan's Christian minority to be nominated for this distinction. She received strong commendation through a personal letter, and later, a meeting with President General Pervez Musharraf.

Easah Suliman is a British Pakistani Professional Foot Ball Player who is a versatile defender and can operate either at centre-back or left-back. The 16-year-old, from Hall Green in Birmingham, has been with Villa since the age of eight. Suliman has captained England at U17 level. During the 2013-14 campaign, he represented Villa in both the Barclays U18 Premier League and the FA Youth Cup. Young academy ace Easah Suliman has signed a two-year professional contract with Villa.