MANCHESTER: Pakistani-origin High Sheriff of Greater Manchester Dr Robina Shah has been honoured with an international award for her services in the United Kingdom.
She will receive a Norwegian Organisation’s special award for her extraordinary volunteer services in the United Kingdom.
Originally from Rawalpindi, Shah a senior lecturer at the University of Manchester was officially installed as The High Sheriff on April 12.
"It is a huge privilege to be the custodian of this historic public service role in order to serve the people of Greater Manchester with dignity, humility and sincerity throughout my year of office," she said.
In her message to the youth, she said, our young generation has the ability to achieve their goals.
“There are challenges and hardships but the European youth has the ability to deal with these challenges," she said.