OUR STAFF REPORTER LAHORE Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, has appointed Mr M A Joseph Francis, National Director Centre for Legal Aid Assistance & Settlement (CLAAS), Pakistan an honorary member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE). The Queen honored this award on June 16, 2011 for Mr Francis on the recognition of his partnership with the British High Commission lslamabad regarding force marriages, child abduction, helping with repatriation of prisoners and founding the Centre for Legal Aid Assistance & Settlement (CLAAS) in Pakistan. While Mr Francis in his statement gratified for the honorary award by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and dedicate this award for Pakistan. He further stated that he would continue his efforts for the protection and promotion of human rights and will bring up the name of country as peaceful and humanitarian Pakistan in the world. In this connection, Mr Adam Thomson, the British High Commissioner, will present in a reception on Thursday the award to Mr Joseph Francis on behalf of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.