Manchester: Yasmine Dar has been elected as the first Pakistani-born Muslim woman Lord Mayor of Manchester.
According to a foreign news agency, no one voted against Yasmine Dar, after which she was elected as the first Pakistani Muslim woman Lord Mayor of Manchester.
Turning to Twitter she wrote: Today, I have been elected to the role of lord mayor of MCR.
“Being the first female Asian and Muslim Lord Mayor of the city is a historic achievement but one that I determined to succeed at,” Dar continued.
She stated that she will be helped by her brother Majid who will be consort and her my daughter Amina, who will be lady mayoress.
Yasmine Dar has been a Councillor in Moston since 2014, and is passionate about helping and connecting with communities across the city and hopes that her role of Lord Mayor will help her do this.