PM marks Eid, says Muslim generosity should be adapted amid COVID-19

13 Mai, 2021, 22:22 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau
  • Pakistani Muslims gather to celebrate Eid al Fitr prayers to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan amid a coronavirus outbreak in Karachi

As Muslims around the world are celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, Egyptian authorities are anxious that this week's festivities could lead to a surge in cases as the world's most populous Arab nation experiences a third Covid-19 wave. Eid al-Fitr, called Uraza Bayram in Russian Federation, is a public holiday in the country's Muslim-majority republics.

"The prime minister will address the nation at 7:15pm on the occasion of Eid-ul Fitr", said her Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim on Wednesday, reports UNB. But he said, "This year, we have observed a Ramadan whereby our normal communal practices of breaking of the fast and nightly prayers at mosques have been curtailed".

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He explained, "The lessons of Ramadan ring eternal as the valuable lessons of discipline, self-restraint and compassion shine through".

Dr Rowley further prayed that the lessons of Ramadan remain throughout people's lives. From the bottom of my heart, I pray that the Almighty makes our lives attractive and our struggles meaningful. The Muslim community continues to be a source of inspiration in its drive towards helping the less fortunate. "We pray that all the sacrifices and efforts made during the month are richly rewarded".

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