Ottawa: Canada Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau wishes the Muslim community around the globe joyous Eid al-Fitr that marks the end of fasting month of Ramadan.
Eid Mubarak! My best wishes to Muslims celebrating Eid al-Fitr tonight. https://t.co/HD5iqu5tIV
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) June 25, 2017
The Prime Minister in his statement issued on his official website wrote,
“Eid al-Fitr is one of the most important religious holidays for the Muslim community, and marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan,” the premier wrote.
“Canada’s cultural diversity is one of our greatest strengths and sources of pride. This year, as we mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation, we recognize the invaluable contributions the Muslim community makes to our national fabric,” he further added.
“On behalf of our family, Sophie and I extend our best wishes to all those celebrating Eid al-Fitr.
The popular world leader also appeared in a short video visiting Ramadan food banks in Montreal and Toronto and wrote:
“Happy Eid al-Fitr! The community spirit I felt at Ramadan food banks in Montreal and Toronto reminds us all – no matter our backgrounds, we’re in this together.”
Happy Eid al-Fitr! The community spirit I felt at Ramadan food banks in Montreal and Toronto reminds us all – no matter our backgrounds, we're in this together.
Posted by Justin Trudeau on Saturday, June 24, 2017