Linguists Collective Conference &
International Mother Language Day Celebration

Tuesday, 21st February 2023

15:30 London Time

Cllr Abu Sultan

Host Town Speaker

Cllr Abu Sultan is a highly respected and accomplished member of Bedford Borough Council, where he holds the important roles of Bedford Labour Group Whip and Vice-Chair of the Planning Committee. He was elected in 2019 as a representative for the Cauldwell Ward, making history as the first councillor of Bangladeshi heritage to be elected in Bedford Borough.

Cllr Sultan will be a featured speaker at the upcoming Linguists Collective Conference and International Mother Language Day on February 21st, 2023. The conference will be held online at 15:30 London time. As a local councillor and respected member of the community, Cllr Sultan brings a unique perspective to the event and is honoured to welcome guests to the conference.

During his speech, Cllr Sultan will address the critical importance of language diversity and the need to tackle racism, particularly when it is based on language and accent. He will speak of his personal commitment to fighting discrimination and promoting inclusivity in all aspects of society.

Furthermore, Cllr Sultan will discuss the vital role that small and medium-sized businesses play in the local economy, and the importance of supporting these enterprises as they open and grow in the Bedford Borough. As a proud councillor of Bedford Borough, he will stress his unwavering commitment to continue supporting local businesses and to promote economic growth and prosperity for all residents.

Cllr Sultan’s presence at the Linguists Collective Conference and International Mother Language Day will be a valuable addition to the event, providing a unique and insightful perspective on the importance of language diversity and the role of small businesses in the local community.

To register via email, please send an email to with your title, full name, contact number, and organisation (if applicable).

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