Caption : Queen Elizabeth II with Inas Helal in Buckingham Palace (Photo: Ahram Gate)
The Egyptian Consulate General in London has congratulated Inas Ibrahim Helal, an Egyptian national, who was honored by UK's Queen Elizabeth II in recognition for her community work and role in promoting rapprochement between cultures.
In a celebration held earlier at Buckingham Palace, Helal was among a number of outstanding individuals who were honored by Queen Elizabeth for their contribution in community work.
Egypt's Consul General in London Alaa el Din Youssef on Tuesday lauded Helal's distinguished activities meant to serve her community in London in the fields of education and physical health and bringing religions and cultures closer together, asserting that her efforts help reinforce the positive image of the Egyptian community in Britain.
Meanwhile, Helal expressed her pride and happiness for being honored by the Queen and for the warm congratulations she received from her motherland, highlighting the role of her parents and the Egyptian community living in the UK in supporting her.
Helal is leading effective community work in in northern London, where she lives. Her efforts are aimed at bringing people from various races, religions and cultures closer together through several social and entertainment events.