Queen's Birthday Honours: Arhag Housing Chairman made OBE
Qadeer Kiani, the Chair of Arhag Housing Association has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours for services to Migrants & Refugees.
For the last five years, he has driven the transformation of Arhag Housing from a landlord for black and minority ethnic (BME) people to a dynamic enabler of a rafth of other services for Migrants & Refugees in London and natidonally.
Accepting the award, Qadeer said: "It is a great honour to be recognised with this award.
"I see this in large part as a recognition of all the hard work by many that has gone into moving Arhag to where we are now."
Arhag CEO Cedric Boston added: "We are very pleased for Qadeer who is a very worthy recipient of this award.
"He has driven forward our project to become a go-to organisation for Migrants & Refugees and we will soon open our new centre offering a range of services like, health, employment and legal advice, aas well as housing."