best wishes to Muslims in the country and all over the world as they begin this
year’s 30-day fast, following the sighting of the moon.
commence this year’s Ramadan fast which is depicted by self-denial, universal
brotherhood, austerity and helping relatives and needy people,” says the
2020 as a challenge, falling as it is in the period of the global pandemic,
which has spread to more than 200 nations, with virtually all countries
advising citizens to avoid large gatherings and have their prayers and meals
(suhoor and iftar) individually or with family at home.
socializing you are used to now risks spreading the Corona virus,” the
President cautions Muslims, while enjoining them to refrain from those Ramadan
rituals and traditions such as group meals and congregational prayers that have
been put on hold by Muslim religious authorities all over the world.
endure and not to use the Corona virus as an excuse not to participate in the
Ramadan fast, unless such abstention is warranted by the excuses clearly
outlined by health and religious authorities.
the world over all the blessings of the holy month.