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Islamic aid charity marks 30 years

The Birmingham aid agency Islamic Relief has marked its 30th anniversary with a visit by International Development Secretary Justine Greening.

A Birmingham charity has marked 30 years of providing international aid.

Islamic Relief was set up in 1984 by a group of student doctors in the city and now receives millions of pounds in donations.

International Development Secretary Justine Greening visited the charity and praised its work to mark its anniversary on Thursday.

Those she met included Jehangir Malik, Islamic Relief's UK director, and trekking fundraiser Madiha Shah.