President and PM conveys Eid wishes

Pauline Gross
June 26, 2017

The holy month of Ramadan begins with looking at the crescent moon and Eid festivities also begin after the moon is sighted.

Fasting can be taxing, but Jebbari wanted to dispel stereotypes that every Muslim is exhausted during the holy month - which coincided with exam preparation.

One of the largest events in the region wrapped up early Sunday morning at Anaheim's Angel Stadium, where as many as 15,000 people were expected at the annual Eid prayer.

Ramadan happens in the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and runs for the duration of the lunar month.

It may have been a cold and overcast day in some parts of New Zealand but the depressing weather did not dampen the spirit of Eid Al Fitr. US President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, ended a presidential tradition going back at least two decades by not hosting an event. In addition, several high-profile murders of Muslims in the last month have largely gone unmentioned by the White House.

Azerbaijan has officially celebrated holy Ramadan holiday since 1993.

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In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson in Yenagoa at the weekend, the governor called for more tolerance, unity and peaceful co-existence as they celebrate, emphasising that no meaningful development can take place without those things.

As an estimated 20,000 migrant workers gathered at Taipei Main Station yesterday to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, Mayor Ko handed out 500 "green envelopes" each filled with 10,000 rupiahs (US$0.75).

Wearing new clothes and hugging each other, the Muslim brothers offered mass namaz (prayer) at mosques in Cuttack, Bhadrak, Balasore, Khurda and Berhampur on the occasion of Eid marking end of holy month Ramadan.

"On this Eid, I wish that Allah's blessings light up the path oneness and lead to happiness and success", the Governor said.

Accordingly, the message conveyed to the entire humanity through the Ramalan or Eid-ul-fttr celebration is universal in its manifest.

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