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Video: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau wishes Muslims on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr

Video: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau wishes Muslims on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr

Ottawa: Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada wished Muslims on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr.

The statement issued by Canadian PM Office is:

“Tonight at sunset, Muslims in Canada and around the world will celebrate Eid al-Fitr, also known as the festival of breaking of the fast.

“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. It is a time to give thanks for the spiritual growth and the blessings received throughout the holy month.

“On this occasion, family and friends gather to attend special morning prayers, exchange greetings and gifts, share a celebratory meal, and give generously to others, especially those less fortunate.

“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.

“On behalf of our family, Sophie and I extend our best wishes to all those celebrating Eid al-Fitr.

“Eid Mubarak!”

He also wished Eid-ul-Fitr in a video message. In the video, he can be seen helping people pack food items and clothes for Eid.

It may be noted that the attitude of Canadian PM, Justin Trudeau toward Muslims is very positive. He is very popular leader on account of his positive attitude and behavior.

Due to Syrian civil war, many Syrian refugees arrived in Canada as it is considered as one of the safe western countries. Recently, in May, Immigration Minister John McCallum announced that in addition to the 25,000 Syrian refugee arrived in Canada in the past few months, additional 10,000 Syrian refugees will be taken in.