Mohammad Din, former wrestler from Pakistan who competed in many international events began his beautiful journey of traditional Pakistani sweets since the year 1968. Having found his first restaurant elegantly blended with authentic tastes, the brand 'Nafees Sweet Centre' became a phenomenal hit within the city of Manchester.
Mohammad Din (the father of five) was born on October 9th, 1936 in Jalandhar, India later moving to Faisalabad, Pakistan in 1947 where he began his wrestling career. Mohammad Din was Pakistans Champion from 1957 to 1960, competing in the Summer Olympics (1960) in Rome where all wrestling events were held at the Basilica of Maxentius.
For those who followed Din's legacy in wrestling, found him to compete in the light (67 kg) division, ranking at joint 12th out of 24 achieving the following results;
1st round; Beat to M Tajiki (IRN) by fall 2nd round; Beat N Stamulis (AUS) on points 3rd round; Beat R Bielle (FRA) on points.
Following his retirement in 1986, Mohammad Din moved his family from Pakistan to Manchester, UK. It was from this year, the well-established Nafees Sweet Centre became a popular brand for authentic and traditional Pakistani sweets.
The family run business has successfully maintained its reputation and recognition, having been run from the hands of the brothers Naveed, Nadeem & Nafees, the honoured and respected sons of Mohammad Din. Din's legacy of traditional sweets has successfully been carried for over 50 years, Nafees Sweet Centre today is a fine example of authentic essence of Eastern taste and a benchmark of excellence for quality.
Being one of Manchester's finest, the team behind Nafees Sweet Centre remain dedicated as ever in committing themselves to producing the very best Pakistani cuisine alongside of their highly-rated, tasteful Mithai.