A city mosque has made a commitment to support the British armed forces, after inviting Army top brass to midday prayers.

Officers visited Central Mosque, in Conduit Street, today to meet mosque leaders and discuss the future signing of an Armed Forces Covenant.

The covenant is an agreement by people in Great Britain to treat members of the armed forces fairly and respect their commitment to defending the country.

Such covenants have been signed in the past by businesses, charities, councils and other organisations, but Central would be the first mosque in the country to do so.

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