Late Mr.Shah Nawaz

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Date: Saturday 26th March 2016

Shah-NawazShah Nawaz was the Vice President of the Pakistani Centre for over 25 years and was a central figure in the Muslim community.

He sadly passed away on the 26th March 2016.

Shah Nawaz was born in the village of Paour Miana on 1 June 1929.

He came to Liverpool in August 1950 to marry Mir Alam’s daughter Joan.

He worked at a foundry in Bradford before getting married on 26 December 1951. The couple lived in Upper Stanhope Street. He was a welder by trade and worked as a shipbuilder at Camel Laird for 27 years. Joan worked as a packer at Crawford’s Biscuits.

In 1972 he bought a shop in Granby Street with his partner Mohammed Yousaf Choudhury. The Pakistan General Store supplied meat to ships that docked from South Asian countries.

“It is with a great deal of sadness for me to report the sudden death of Mr. Shah Nawaz while on holiday in Pakistan. Mr. Shah Nawaz was a founder member of the Pakistan Association Liverpool and was a life patron of the Association. He was a very well known and respected member of the community and will be sadly missed. May Allah grant him a place in heaven. Ameen. The trustees of the PAL Centre offer their deepest condolences to the family and friends.”
Sarfraz Ali (President)
PAL Multicultural Centre Liverpool