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Muslim Aid Congratulates The Archbishop of Canterbury

Muslim Aid has congratulated Right Reverend Justin Welby on his official enthronement  as the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury.

In a letter of felicitations to the Archbishop, the Chairman of Muslim Aid, Dr Manazir Ahsan, MBE said: “This is a historic moment for the Anglican Church in Britain and all over the world as the Archbishop of Canterbury embarks on the ardent task of addressing the many challenges facing humanity and bringing people together to foster peace, harmony, prosperity and renewed faith in God. Muslim Aid expresses every success to the Archbishop of Canterbury in his new role.”

As a faith-based charity, Muslim aid has worked with international NGOs, including charities of other faiths, in delivering emergency relief and poverty alleviation projects to help the needy beneficiaries around the world.

Notes to editors • Muslim Aid is a relief and development agency set up in the United Kingdom in 1985 to provide humanitarian assistance to disaster affected countries and to help poor and vulnerable communities overcome poverty. Over the last 27 years, Muslim Aid has delivered services in over 70 countries worldwide. Muslim Aid works with all communities irrespective of faith, ethnic origin or political system. Muslim Aid programmes include emergency relief, capacity building through water, sanitation and health programmes, education and skills training, microfinance and income generation and orphan care. As well as giving practical assistance, Muslim Aid tackles poverty by developing sustainable solutions, advocating for a more just and sustainable future. • For further information about the work of Muslim Aid and its overseas field offices, please visit the Muslim Aid website at to tune in to Muslim Aid TV or go to our Twitter Account Muslim_Aid or contact PR office on (+44) 020 7377 4200; media@muslimaid.orgThis or via post on PO Box 3| London | E1 1WP.

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