Arif Anis, a renowned novelist, thought leader, and Express columnist, has become the first Pakistani author to win the city of London’s highest honor’s.
Arif, one of the founders of David Beckham’s One Million Meals campaign, was made a Freeman of the City of London in a ceremony held at the Guild Hall’s Chamberlain Court.
Arif is a globally renowned speaker of Pakistani origin and a leadership development expert who joins the ranks of high achievers who have received the Freeman or Free Sister recognition. He is a Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author of Habits of Success, I’MPOSSIBLE, and Made In Crises.
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