New Lord Mayor for Bristol

Bristol is to get its first Muslim Lord Mayor. Faruk Choudhury will be sworn in in a traditional ceremony at the City Hall on Tuesday. At 38, he's also the youngest person ever to hold the position

First Muslim Lord Mayor for Bristol

Bristol is to get its first Muslim Lord Mayor. Faruk Choudhury will be sworn in next Tuesday in a traditional ceremony at the City Hall. At 38, he's also the youngest person ever to hold the position. He says it will be good to have a member of Bristol's diverse communities in the role.

Bristol's new Lord Mayor to be sworn in next week

Faruk Choudhury will be sworn in at a ceremony on Tuesday. Credit: ITV News West Country

Bristol is to get its first Muslim Lord Mayor.

Faruk Choudhury will be sworn in on Tuesday at the City Hall. At the age of 38 he's also the youngest person ever to hold the position.

He'll be Lord Mayor for a year and says one of the issues he wants to champion is organ donation amongst people from ethnic minorities.

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