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President, First Lady to exchange Eid greetings with public

Fathmath Shaahunaz
02 June 2019, MVT 12:30
President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and First Lady Fazna Ahmed taking part in the ceremony held at Maafushi to mark International Women's Day. PHOTO: AHMED NISHAATH / MIHAARU
Fathmath Shaahunaz
02 June 2019, MVT 12:30

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and First Lady Fazna Ahmed will exchange greetings with the public on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, announced the President's Office on Sunday.

The president and first lady will hold the greetings at the presidential palace of 'Mulee’aage' on the morning of Eid al-Fitr, between 0930 to 1030 hours.

The President's Office stated thatall Maldivians of all ages are invited to the exchange, as well as members of foreign diplomatic missions, international organisations and members of non-governmental organisations.

It is tradition in Maldives for the president and first lady to exchange greetings with the public on Eid.

Eid al-Fitr, the festival held to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, is celebrated on the first day of Shawwal, the 10th month in the Islamic calendar. The tentative date for Eid this year is Tuesday, beginning at sundown and concluding on Wednesday evening.

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