Our Director Mustafa Field, was made OBE (Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for services to faith communities and social cohesion in the Queen’s New Years Honours list He received his medal from her son HRH Prince Charles at a glittering ceremony.

He said: “I feel humbled and privileged to have received an OBE that recognises the work we do with faith communities.

“I have worked with many different faith communities in and around Brent, and have seen how our capital gains strength by celebrating our diverse culture and embracing differences.”

He had the opportunity for a quick chat with the heir to the throne. He said: “Prince Charles has a real admiration of our community and understanding.

“He has good knowledge of faith and the different communities and practices with particular concerns around community relations in the UK and the Middle East.”

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