The Birmingham Pakistani Report was officially launched on 20 June at the Birmingham Council House. The inaugural report launch was attended by over 120 guests and speakers including; Lord Mayor of Birmingham – Councillor Chaman Lal, Councillor John Cotton – the Leader of Birmingham City Council, Tom McNeil – Assistant Police and Crime Commissioner, and Salma Yaqoob – Associate Director for Health Inequalities for Birmingham and Solihull Integrated Care System
The Birmingham Pakistani Report (BPR) is a grassroots community initiative which aims to form the basis for engagement with political, city and community leaders, providing existing service providers with an understanding of how they can engage, deliver services and reach the community. As well as inspire others to create initiatives to cater for the Pakistani community in Birmingham.
Did you know? In the 2021 census, Pakistanis made up 17% of Birmingham’s population, meaning approximately 195,000 Pakistanis live in Birmingham.
Project director and founder of Birmingham Pakistani Report, Atif Ali BEM said; _”The Birmingham Pakistani Report is a vast community effort, and after a year of working on it, I’m proud of what we have achieved.”