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About

By the early eighties Reading Pakistani Community was one of the largest ethnic minority communities in Reading. There had been a huge demand for a community centre and a meeting place for the Pakistani Community. This was in line with other communities enjoying similar facilities such as the Central Club given to the West Indian Community. At this time the Berkshire County Council resolved to make their old Teachers Centre in Norris Road into Asian Community Centre. However due to divisions within our Pakistani Community and lack of organization the Norris Road facility went to the Indian Community, which was led by the Indian Workers Association, who had been better organised. This happened even though the Pakistani Community was the largest ethnic minority of the time.

Soon after senior members including likes of Zulfikhar Ali Shah, Chaudhry Bashir, Mr Jaffri, Sufi Khan, Raja Majeed, Mr Abdulla, Altaf Khan, Raja Banaras and later on Ejaz Elahi made efforts to organize the community. Elections were held and even with divisions an organization was borne to strengthen the community as the Pakistani Community Welfare Association. Help was then sought from Reading Borough Council and with some lobbying of the local political parties and the serving MP’s. The Pakistani Community were to realize their aspirations some time later in the 90’s. This support to the Pakistani Community also paid off for the Labour Party. In the subsequent local elections the Labour group enjoyed the full support of the Pakistani Community and this support helped them to increase their majority in the Reading Borough Council elections. Martin Salter supported widely by the Pakistani Community went on to be a future MP for 3 terms. Read More….

An evening with our dear friends Ch Ramzan, Former Vice Chairman Pakistan Bar Council, Riaz Ch, Former Mayor, Gul Muwaz Khan,and other dignatories of Reading hosted by Mian Saleem, Senior Leader PPP, UK, chairman Pakistan community centre and Dr Khalid Bajwa.

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What has been said

Their work is of such outstanding quality, they are clearly experts in their field.

Mr. John – London

For any task, PCC Reading are by far the most innovative in their Services.

Mr. Ali – Reading

The creativity we encountered throughout was simply world class.

Alison Hewitt

There is incredible peace of mind knowing that you’re in the hands of professionals.

Elizabeth 

“The PCC believes strongly in building a cohesive society and is always actively involved in networking and realizing the necessity and importance of working with local authorities both Public and Voluntary sector.

Our Top Management

Mian Kamal Saleem

Chairman

Ch. Waseem

Vice Chairman

imran Ghafoor

Treasure

Mohammad Iftikhar (Ifty)

Joint Secretary

Mian Saleem

Executive Member

Amjad Tarar 

General Secretary

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