Middle East And South Asia

Purpose of the group

The purpose of the group is to support social, economic and cultural links between the Middle East (including North Africa), South Asia (including Central Asia), and Scotland. The group also wishes to engage with and support diaspora communities from this region living in Scotland.


Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Umbreen Khalid - Secretary

Cllr Mohammed Razaq - Treasurer

Dr Crispin Bates

Dr Patricia Jeffrey

Mohammed Aslam

Masud khan

Shami Khan

Khalid Mir

Dr Andrew Newman

Jack Feimann

Naeem Khalid

Faten Hameed

Javed Tariq

Tahir Bashir

Bilal Ahmed

Goran Abdulla

Eddie Holmes

Bob Haddow



Today’s Scotland

Edinburgh Kurdish Society

Beyond the Veil Edinburgh

Lothian and Borders Police

Scottish Arab Federation (SAFe)

West of Scotland Regional Equality Council

Muslim Strategic Sisterhood Scotland (MS3)

Edinburgh and East of Scotland Pakistan Association

Alwaleed Centre for Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World (University of Edinburgh)

Kurdish Society Scotland

Scottish Iraqi Society

Friends of Living Stones Charity

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