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THE QUEEN HONOURS MUSLIM AID CHARITY WORKER: MBE for Mohammad Walayat Khokhar

The Chairman, Trustees and staff of Muslim Aid warmly congratulate Mohammad Walayat Khokhar, Community Liaison Officer of Muslim Aid, for being honoured by Her Majesty the Queen, with MBE (Member of the British Empire) in recognition of his dedicated service to the community.

Sir Iqbal Sacranie, Chairman of Muslim Aid, welcoming these wonderful news, said “Mr Khokhar deserves this distinguished honour for his untiring and selfless service to the community.  His is a shining example for all to emulate. May the Almighty grant him good health and guide him to continue to serve humanity.”

Mr Khokhar responded, “I am deeply humbled by this prestigious honour.  I am extremely grateful to the Board of Trustees and staff of Muslim Aid for giving me the opportunity to serve the needy and the disadvantaged.” Mr Khokhar added, “This honour does not belong to me alone but to all those who, over the years, have contributed to the humanitarian activities of Muslim Aid.”

Note 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.

- Mr Mohammad Walayat Khokhar has been working with Muslim Aid for the last 15 years.

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