Last night, Wednesday 5th March, award winning Chef Sabbir Karim hosted a charity dinner at his fine dining Indian restaurant, Namaaste Kitchen in Camden, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Sreepur Village Charity, a UK charity for destitute women and children in Bangladesh.
Guests Of Honour for the evening included; MP Frank Dobson, His Excellency Mohamed Mijarul Quayes (Bangladesh High Commissioner), Mr & Mrs Stanley Johnson and Trustee for Sreepur Village; Trisha Silvester MBE.
The night, which was organised by Karim and the British Airways cabin crew was a huge success and raised £4,500 with all of the proceeds going to the charity. Guests dined on a four course menu, with dishes including Rajasthan Laal Maas and Goan Style Sea bass. Raffle prizes included two return British Airways flights to Europe.
The Special guests of the event were :
- Cllr Sara Hayward, Leader of Camden Council
- Murad Qureshi AM
- Cllr Tulip Siddiq (PPC for Hampstead and Kilburn)
- Cllr Abdul Quadir
- Nadia Shah
- Lord & Lady Northampton
- Cllr Nasim & Amanda Ali
- Cllr Abdul Hai
- Cllr Julian Fulbrook
Sreepur Village Charity was started as the result of a campaign by British Airways stewardess Pat Kerr, who is still centrally involved in the management of the Village.