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Canadian-born Mukhbir Singh to become World Sikh Organization President

Canadian-born Mukhbir Singh

Canada, March 3 (UITV)- The World Sikh Organization in Canada held its biennial convention on February 27in Mississauga, Ontario, where for the first time in its 32-year history, a Canadian-born Mukhbir Singh was selected to lead the organization for the next two years.

Mukhbir Singh is joined by the Senior Vice President of the World Sikh Organization, Jasbir Kaur Randhawa, who is based out of British Columbia. She is a leading educator and has been recognized with numerous awards for her community service and contribution to the field of early childhood education.

Mukhbir Singh, born and raised in Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Quebec, with a proficiency in both official languages and Punjabi. Mukhbir Singh is an active member of both the Montreal and Ottawa Sikh Communities. From 2011 to 2015, he served as the WSO Vice-President for Quebec and the Atlantic Region.

After selecting as the WSO President, Mukhbir Singh said, “I am truly honored to have been selected for this role. The WSO has a proud track record for service not just to Sikhs but to the cause of human rights for all Canadians. As we formulate our two-year plan, I look forward to meeting with members of the Sikh community as well as other key stockholders, to see how WSO can best meet everyone’s needs to ensure brighter future for us all.”

Mukhbir Singh will lead a 31-member Board of Directors selected from across Canada. The Board also includes the highest number of second and third generation Canadian Sikhs in the organization’s history.