||Newport Pakistani Mela
September 9th 2007
A delighful event in the warm September sunshine.
The 60th Anniversary of Pakistan Independence was celebrated in Newport today at Maindee School. The chief guest was Wales first Minister Rhodri Morgan, plus MP Jess Morden, AMs Rosemary Butler and Mohammed Ashgar, Deputy Mayor and Mayoress, Cilla Davies Chairperson Gwent Police Authority and Chief Superintend Kevin Price.
Picture Left to Right Kevin Price, Councillor Ron Jones, Rhodri Morgan, Ibrahim Hyatt, Rosemary Butler AM and the Iman of the Maindee Mosque.
The event was described as a Mela and was organised by the Pakistan
association of Newport and Gwent.