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First Asian MSP goes to Holyrood
Bashir Ahmad
Bashir Ahmad is Scotland's first Asian MSP
Scotland's first Asian MSP has said he is "very proud" to represent the people of Glasgow at Holyrood.

Bashir Ahmad is one of four Scottish National Party MSPs on the Scottish Parliament's regional list for Glasgow.

Mr Ahmad, one of the founder members of Asians for Independence, said he was getting his reward for years of hard work for that cause.

He said that a school for the children of Muslim parents in Scotland was one of his main goals.

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