Nadeem Mir QPM, Chair of Calderdale Council of Mosques, said:
“The news of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II passing away has left us all shocked and saddened. On behalf of all the Mosques and wider community in Calderdale we convey our deepest condolences and sympathy to the Royal family. At this difficult time our prayers and thoughts are with the family.
“Our Queen’s contribution to the United Kingdom and the world is incomparable and immeasurable. She selflessly devoted herself to public service, always showing equality, fairness and compassion. Her Majesty’s services to the Commonwealth were conducted with dignity and passion, bringing unity across the continents. Her Majesty was as a Queen cherished by all her subjects regardless of their nationality, race or faith.
“We as a community will always remember our late monarch with enormous fondness for her ability to inspire social cohesion and interfaith understanding.
“Today we, as a nation, stand united in grief as we mourn the loss of our beloved HM Queen Elizabeth II.”