World leaders send warm wishes for Ramazan

Muslims in the US, parts of Europe and the Gulf region are observing their first fast of the holy month on Monday

News Desk May 06, 2019
Prime Minister of Canada Justine Trudeau. PHOTO: AFP

As Muslims across the globe begin observing the holy month of Ramazan from either Monday or Tuesday, several world leaders have conveyed their wishes to the community for a peaceful and blessed holy month.

United States President Donald Trump, in his message released by the White House, said, “I send my warmest greetings to all Muslims observing the holy month of Ramazan…Throughout this month, we all have an opportunity to reflect on the blessings we have been given and to work toward greater fellowship with one another."

"Together, in the spirit of Ramazan, we can achieve a more harmonious and respectful society. Melania joins me in sending our best wishes to Muslims in the United States and around the world for a blessed month of celebration."

UK Prime Minister Theresa May also wished the Muslim community in a special message on Twitter.

In his video message, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, “Ramazan honours the values at the heart of Islam – like compassion and service to others.”

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison also sent wishes to the Muslim community living Down Under.

Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum greeted the global Muslim community in a simple message.

United Nations Secretary General António Guterres also issued a message highlighting the core values of the holy month.


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