AN entrepreneur and a business were honoured at the 2017 English Asian Business Awards.

Dr Khalid Master of Bank View Smile Studios, Blackburn, received the best professional in business, while Blackburn-based Khanjra Wholesale International Foods, was crowned wholesaler of the year.

Yasmin Mahmood, of event organiser’s Oceanic Consulting said: “We are humbled and honoured to be amongst so much talent. Every year the list of nominees continues to show examples of innovation and business acumen that surpass the last, and this year was no exception. Congratulations to all of the winner and finalists.”

The awards, which are now in their sixth year and were held at the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel and celebrated the accomplishments of individuals and organisations from the Asian business community throughout England.

They were hosted by BBC Radio Leicester presenter Kamlesh Purohit.

For more information visit www.theasianbusinessawar