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Aamir J Sheikh

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Name  Aamir Sheikh

Role  Politician
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Aamir Javed Sheikh (born 3 March 1970 in Gujrat, Pakistan) is a Norwegian-Pakistani local politician. Sheikh was member of Oslo City council for the Høyre Party from 1995 to 2011.

Aamir J. Sheikh came to Norway when he was eight, and grew up in Oslo. Sheikh is married to Afshan Rafiq, who was Norway's first full member of the Norwegian Parliament Stortinget (for Høyre) from a minority background (Athar Ali and Shahbaz Tariq were both deputy representatives).

Since 2003, Aamir J. Sheikh has been the leader of the 14 August committee to celebrate Pakistan's national day in Norway. As the leader of the 14 August committee, he presented the Bridge Builder of the Year Award to King Harald in 2006 in Oslo.

Sheikh was also the leader of the 17 May committee in Oslo in 2008 (to celebrate Norway's national day). Aamir Javed Sheikh has since been leader of the group Dialogue for peace.

References

Aamir J. Sheikh Wikipedia


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