Religious leaders and organizations across the UK have paid tribute Queen Elizabeth II after her death aged of 96.
Queen, who was a devout Christian found comfort in her faith and was marked for seriousness with that she took her role as supreme governor of temple of England.
But an outpouring of condolences from leading Muslim, Jewish, Hindu and Sikh organizations have highlighted the profound impact she had on on religious minorities.
Tribute paid by the Muslim Council of United Kingdom, United Jewish Communities of UK and Commonwealth, Network of Sikh organizations and the Hindu Council of Great Britain.
Zara Mohammed, secretary general of MCB: “We are in the Muslim Council of Britain remembers how The queen dedicated her life public service and strove for unity among the British communities.
“Her Majesty’s reign was marked by extraordinary changes. in our country. Over seven decades, the United Kingdom has evolved into a multicultural and multi-religious society.
“Her Majesty was first monarch to engage with newly established Muslim communities here in United Kingdom. Although first The British Mosque has been spotted in Victorian era queen was first The monarch will visit the British mosque during the celebration of his anniversary in 2002”.
Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, who heads the United Jewish Congregations, expressed “deep condolences.”
He said, “Every week in synagogue, we prayed for her well-being, well-being and wisdom, and she never allowed us down. We remember with I appreciate the warm relationship she had with Jewish community, with a special commitment to interfaith relations and the Holocaust memorial.
“I’ll call back how on one case, she showed me and my wife items of Jewish interest and value in her private collection in Windsor Castle, including a Torah scroll rescued from Czechoslovakia during the Holocaust.
“Her affection for Jewish people ran deep and her respect for our values were tangible. During her lifetime, she was rightfully admired and loved. world over; in death let her memory and the inheritance will be an everlasting blessing.”
Board of MPs of The British Jews said: “No words can fully describe the degree of the loss of our nation. The wisdom, benevolence and devotion of Her Majesty duty served as an inspiration for generations of British citizens, including ours community”.
East London Mosque, one of the biggest mosques in Great Britain, said: “The Queen spoke of Meaning of of all faiths and healing power of faith to rally and unite communities. She will be most remembered for her feeling of duty and her devotion to life of service.”
Lord Singh of wimbledon, director of net of Sikh organizations, said in a tribute sent on on behalf of of Sikh community what a queen death “marks the moment of great sorrow and reflection for us all”.
He added: “I have had good luck of meeting with the queen on several times and be invited for lunch at Buckingham Palace. I remember the privilege of accompanying Her Majesty during her first visiting gurdwara in Leicester in 2002.
“It was during the celebration of her golden jubilee that she made clear that she was sovereign for all her people and that our different religions show that God’s love extends in equal measure to everything of humanity. resonant echo of Sikh teachings that shows important similarities between our different beliefs.”
The Hindu Council of Great Britain called the Queen a “remarkable woman”. who served her country and the Commonwealth with loyalty and humility.”
It said: “She left legacy that will live on long and forever will be remembered. For the period of national mourning, british hindu community and Hindu institutions will organize special meetings and prayers.