British MP takes oath in Urdu
British MP takes oath in Urdu |Afzal Khan takes oath in Urdu in British elections. Afzal Khan, a Pakistani native who won the UK general election, swore in Urdu and added a new date. British MP Afzal Khan shares the video while taking oath on social networking site Twitter. In his tweet, he wrote that he was happy to return to Parliament as a Member of Manchester.
He also wrote that I am proud to represent the city where more than 200 languages are spoken. He further wrote that in an oath-taking ceremony, he paid tribute to his father, who took oath in Urdu, who served in the British Indian Army. Afzal Khan, a Labor candidate from Pakistan, won his seat from Gorton in Manchester. Significantly, 15 Pakistani-born British won their seats in the UK elections, the majority of whom were from the Labor Party.