Rehman attended local Chinese New Year celebrations and the Sunday Service at Gillingham Methodist Church with members of the local Chinese community, along with Deputy Mayor of Medway Cllr Aldous & Cllr Ahmed.
Rehman attended Sunday prayers with the local Sikh community at the Byron Road Gurdwara in Gillingham. Rehman was delighted to join and thanked the Sikh community for their fantastic contributions to local community life.
Rehman visited the fantastic Hospital Radio Medway, based at Medway Maritime Hospital, to catch up with Eunice (Chair of HRM) and Colin, and continue discussions around HRM's work and licensing issues with Ofcom.
Rehman held a regular catch-up with Chief Inspector Ian Dyball, Kent Police District Commander for Medway, who updated him the latest community safety matters. Rehman also raised local residents' issues with the Chief Inspector.
In Rehman's role as Chair of the Conservative Foreign & Commonwealth Council, he introduced Lord Taylor of Holbeach, the former Chief Whip in the House of Lords, to discuss the role of the House of Lords in today's Parliament.
In the debate on the Queen's Speech on the topic of 'Britain's in the World', Rehman thanked the Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab for his excellent work on human rights and asked him to confirm that freedom of religion or belief will always be a key priority for the British Government.
As Chair of the Conservative Foreign & Commonwealth Council, Rehman met with the Bahraini Ambassador to the United Kingdom, H.E. Ambassador Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, to discuss the security situation in the Middle East.
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