DIL UK Gala 2017 celebrating 10 years of DIL in Britain was held at Madame Tussauds in London. Patrons Dr. Maleeha Lodhi, Princess Badiya bint el Hassan, the High Commissioner of Pakistan Syed Ibne Abbas and DIL UK Chairperson Nikki Hubbard MBE, spoke at the evening. Ahmereen Reza, DIL UK co-founder was also present on the occasion.
The event was supported by Barclays, Bestways Foundation, BMA Capital, Citibank, HBL and UBL and UBS. Guests included eminent members of the Pakistani community and DIL supporters in Britain.
Funds raised from the evening will go for schools that DIL UK maintains in Pakistan and for projects that are run for marginalised women and terminally ill children in Britain.