Winner of Religious Advocate of the Year

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Dome Advisory congratulates its Co-Chairman Sheikh Bilal Khan on winning the Religious Advocate of the Year accolade at the inaugural British Muslim Awards 2013, which were held at the Sheridan Suite in Manchester and organised by Oceanic Consulting with Islamic Bank of Britain as lead sponsor partner. This award category recognises "a religious teacher who is able to balance Muslim teachings with a British way of life".

Irfan Younis, business development manager for the event organisers, Oceanic Consulting, said "We have some truly inspirational individuals who are proud to be Muslim and British and this is the first time their efforts and achievements are being recognised in such a public way. We would like to thank the public for the fantastic response we received. We have some truly inspiring winners and finalists and they should all be incredibly proud of themselves."

The complete list of winners is as follows:

Religious Advocate of the Year - Sheikh Bilal Khan

Best at Sport - Mo Farah (Double Olympic Gold winner)

Entrepreneur of the Year - James Caan (former Dragons' Den star)

Business of the Year - 99p Stores (nearly 150 outlets since their first in 2001 and market value of around £60m)

Spirit of Britain - Team Khan (team of the boxing champion Amir Khan)

Muslim in the Community Award - Muslim Scout Fellowship

Arts & Culture Awareness - Aaqil Ahmed (BBC)

Young Achiever - Mamuna Farooq (DJM Solicitors)

Charity of the Year - Islamic Relief

Responsible Media of the Year - BBC Five Live

Muslim Woman of the Year - Haifa Fahoum Al-Kaylani (Arab International Women's Forum)

Services to Medicine - Professor Farida Fortune

Services to Media - Sarwar Ahmed

Services to Education - Bushra Nasir (Plashet School)

Services to Science and Engineering - Professor Mohamed El-Gomati (University of York)

Services to Law - Nazir Afzal (CCPS)

Services to Creativity and Technology - Uzma Hassan

Civil Servant of the Year - DI Khizra Dhindsa (ACPO)

Services to Finance and Accounts - Amin Mawji (Ernst & Young)

Politician of the Year - Anas Sarwar MP

Businesswoman of the Year - Farida Gibbs (Gibbs S3)

Businessman of the Year - Aneel Musarrat (MCR Property)