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True Muslims who follow Holy Quran will commit to strengthen harmony: Prez

In President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s Eid-ul-Fitr message conveyed to all Sri Lankan Muslims today (13), he stated that true Islam devotees who follow the Holy Quran would collectively commit themselves with added determination to further strengthen harmony.

In his message, the President extended his best wishes to all Islam devotees in Sri Lanka who join together with the Islam devotees across the world for a happy Eid-ul-Fitr

“Although the practice to enjoy the blessings of Allah for a prosperous life by everyone spending the holy month of Ramazan together regardless of differences in status is a religious custom, the social value of it is also highly praiseworthy,” he said.

The President also highlighted that the Muslims consider Ramazan to be a great opportunity for the purification of lives as well as to practice self-control, adding that children are inspired by the way the Ramazan season is spent by the adults.

The ongoing Covid-18 pandemic was also addressed by the President, “Without doubt the appeal to save the humankind from this lethal COVID-19 pandemic would be among the wishes of our Islam devotees. The hope as well the commitment and dedication of the whole world is to create a healthy lifestyle free of the prevailing pandemic. The month of Ramazan is a time for the reflection of this objective,” he said. 

He also mentioned that the reconciliation revealed by Sri Lanka to the world through building peace and brotherhood among the communities is a great example to the entire Muslim world.