Guv, CM greet people on Eid-ul-Fitr

Ausiliatrice Cristiano
Giugno 26, 2017

"I am immensely grateful to God for his mercy in guiding us successfully to conclude another Ramadan fast".

The Markazi Chand Committee in Delhi on Sunday, June 25, announced that the moon that marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan had been spotted.

The statement was issued by the White House on late Saturday night. With Muslims around the world, the United States renews our commitment to honor these values", " President Trump said in the statement.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly rejected a request from his department's office of religion and global affairs to hold a Ramadan (Eid al-Fitr) event.

In Saudi Arabia, Eid holidays begin early and can be as long as 23 days, while Muslims in Qatar get 11 days of holidays.

Former President Thomas Jefferson, a staunch advocate of religious freedom, famously hosted a White House iftar in December 1805 in honour of Tunisian ambassador Sidi Soliman Mellimelli during the American conflict with what were known as the Barbary States.

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan, made a rare public appearance on Sunday since suffering a stroke in 2014, state news agency WAM said, receiving well-wishers for the Muslim Eid al-Fitr feast.

In northern Alberta, the Islamic holy month meant up to 19 hours of daily fasting, prohibiting food and drink including water.

Meanwhile, the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee in Lahore, Pakistan will also hold meeting shortly after the Maghrib prayers today and take a call on Eid al Fitr 2017 exact date. On the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, we stand in complete solidarity with the families of martyrs and it is our collective national responsibility to share the joys and happiness of Eid with the families of the martyrs.

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