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Tributes to faith leader Syed Faiyazuddin Ahmad

July 18, 2014 7:41 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Tributes have been paid to a respected faith leader who dedicated his life to improving community relations in Leicester. Syed Faiyazuddin Ahmad, of Kimberley Road, Stoneygate, died on Tuesday, aged 80, at the Loros hospice, following a battle with cancer. Mr Ahmad was a founder member of the Leicester Council of Faiths in the 1980s, a former chairman and an honorary life member for his contribution to community relations.  Mr Ahmad was a trustee of the Islamic Foundation in Markfield for many years and is recognised for his contributions in the UK and abroad.