Lord Sheikh was invited to be the Guest of Honour at the sumptuous dinner and event held by the Federation of Bangladeshi Caterers to celebrate the National Victory Day of Bangladesh and the first anniversary celebration of the Federation. Lord Sheikh talked briefly about the history of Bangladesh and supported the aims of the Federation. Lord Sheikh mentioned that the Bangladeshi community have not only been successful in the catering business but in various professions. He referred to the Bangladeshi who were present at the dinner and the fact that the Bangladeshi caterers had provided the British community with excellent cuisine and that the favourite dish in the United Kingdom is now chicken tikka masala. The caterers do provide employment and generate revenue for the country. Lord Sheikh also talked about his love of the Bangladeshi culture and the country’s folklore.