House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 2 May 2023

Chishti, Rehman (Gillingham and Rainham)

Chishti, Rehman (Gillingham and Rainham)

1. Employment and earnings

From 11 September 2020 until 13 May 2022, commissioned as a Reservist in the British Army. Payments received from the Army Pay Office, 65 Brown St, Glasgow G2 8EX. (Registered 09 December 2020; updated 07 June 2022)

Senior Fellow for International Religious Freedom policy at the Religious Freedom Institute (RFI), a not for profit NGO. Address: 316 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 501, Washington D.C., 20003, USA.

From 1 March 2022 until 8 July 2022, I received £1,868.19 (conversion calculated 3 March 2022) ($2500) a month. Hours: approx. 10 hrs per month. (Registered 03 March 2022; updated 08 July 2022)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: Majlis Ash-Shura (Parliament)
Address of donor: AL-Yamamh Palace, Majlis Ash-Shura, 8006, Al-Hada, Unit: 3, Riyadh 12911 - 4021, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, internal travel and meals, total value £11,000
Destination of visit: Mecca, Madinah and Riyadh
Dates of visit: 12-16 February 2023
Purpose of visit: APPG for Hajj and Umrah visit to meet with the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah to discuss challenges specific to British Muslims, and the UK Mission in Riyadh, Ambassador and UK Consul General covering Mecca and Madinah.
(Registered 14 March 2023)

8. Miscellaneous

Non-practising barrister.

From 10 November 2022, member of the Faculty Industrial Advisory Board at the University of Greenwich Faculty of Engineering and Science (Medway). This is an unpaid role. (Registered 01 December 2022)

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

I employ my sister, Nusrat Ahmed, as Office Manager.


Prepared 4th May 2023