Adil Ray recognised in Honours List


Writer-comedian Adil Ray and a professor of opthalmology are among Asians who have been recognised for their contribution to British life in the Queen’s birthday honours list out today (10). Recipients from black and minority ethnic backgrounds (BAME) made up 8.2 per cent (90 people) of the list, the highest number since the Order o the British Empire was founded in 1917. Ray, star of the popular hit BBC TV show Citizen Kane, who was awarded an OBE, told Eastern Eye: “I feel incredibly humbled to receive this honour. I really thought it was a wind-up when I first got…

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