Newsagent grabs headlines with election

EDINBURGH'S Abdul Qadar has been elected Scottish president of the National Federation of Retail Newsagents.

Mr Qadar, of Ramzan & Sons in Slateford Road, was voted in as president by fellow newsagents at the NFRN's Scottish conference.

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In his new role he will represent 1,500 independent newsagents and convenience stores throughout Scotland. Previously, Mr Qadar held the position of vice president and he has represented the Edinburgh branch.