Mayor of Merton, Councillor Oonagh Moulton is sending out her congratulations to Merton Councillor Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon Park Ward, who was honoured with a Life Peerage by the Prime Minister on Friday (19 November).
Councillor Tariq Ahmad has been a Merton councillor since 2002 and has served as the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association’s (AMA) national vice-president since 2003. Councillor Ahmad has also been recognised for his experience and contribution as a businessman and his roles in the voluntary sector.
Councillor Oonagh Moulton said:
” This is wonderful news and as the First Citizen I have sent Councillor Ahmad congratulations on behalf of the residents of our borough and Merton Council. He will I am sure have an illustrious career in the House of Lords and one which in Merton we can all be proud of.”