It was recently announced that Zameer Choudrey CBE, chief executive of Bestway Group, will be appointed to the House of Lords under the Queens intention of conferring Peerages of the United Kingdom.
The move comes in recognition of his considerable contributions to Britain’s domestic and foreign trade as a leading businessman and entrepreneur; his wide array of philanthropic work, both in the UK and abroad; and his role as chairman of the Conservative Friends of Pakistan. In his role at Bestway Group, Choudrey has overseen the growth of the company into one of the UK’s largest family-owned businesses, employing over 27,000 people worldwide.
Choudrey said: “It is an immense honour. I am truly humbled to have been appointed to the House of Lords. I have always viewed the UK to be the land of opportunity and I look forward to contributing to the continued advancement of our great country.”