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President urges 'festive spirit' during Eid al-Adha

Ahmed Aiham
10 August 2019, MVT 21:27
President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. PHOTO: HUSSAIN WAHEED
Ahmed Aiham
10 August 2019, MVT 21:27

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, on Saturday, adviced all citizens to extend the festive spirit of Eid al-Adha by celebrating inclusively, with all members of the community.

In his statement, the President offered his warmest salutations to all Maldivians in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, for the holy pilgrimage of Hajj, while expressing warm sentiments to all members of the Muslim Ummah.

Urging Muslims to spread joy and kindness, he highlighted Eid as a rare opportunity to reach out to loved ones in a communal and charitable spirit.

Further asking citizens to reflect on the holiness of Eid, President Solih appealed to uphold the virtues of justice and fairness in dealings with each other, emphasizing all citizens to strive and present the same standards of equity and integrity to others as they hope to receive themselves to fully embrace the true spirit of this sacred holiday.

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