President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Tuesday extended warmest felicitations and well-wishes to the citizens of Maldives on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr.
During his address to the people, he noted that Eid Al Fitr, is a religious holiday.
Additionally, he stated that Eid is a chance for citizens to feel a connection to the community and to reinvigorate our sense of goodwill and generosity towards one another.
President Solih urged citizens to celebrate Eid in an inclusive manner, upholding the convivial and gregarious traditions of Maldives.
Along with the first lady, he is set to exchange greetings with the public. he 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 that all 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.