British Arab Network Chairman discusses British General Election on RT, Dubai TV & Al-Hurrah TV03 May 2015, by In the Media -
Dr. Wafik Moustafa, Chairman of the British Arab Network, has called on British Arabs to participate in the upcoming General Election in Britain on 7 May 2015 in interviews with Russia Today (RT), Dubai TV and Al-Hurrah TV. He said it was important for Arabs to get involved in the policy debate and to vote irrespective of which political party they may support as participation in a democracy is a right and duty.
Dr. Moustafa also explained how the British electoral system works, who the main parties are and what they stand for. He also highlighted the issues that matter to the British electorate and Arab voters i.e. public services including the NHS, education ,housing transport, welfare and the economy.
Dr. Moustafa called on the British Arab community to fully integrate into mainstream British Society. He said that British Arab Network will continue to promote the integration of the British Arab communities into mainstream British society, whilst respecting their cultural heritage. It will also continue to raise awareness of British-Arab community issues with the U.K. Government, Parliament, Political Parties, Institutions and NGOs.