Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wishes all Muslims around the world a blessed month of Ramadan.
Local time Wednesday (March 22) in a statement published on the Canadian Prime Minister’s website, the Prime Minister of this North American country expressed his greetings.
In a statement, Justin Trudeau said Muslims in Canada and around the world will begin the holy month of Ramadan tomorrow (Thursday).
He said Ramadan, the ninth month of the Muslim calendar, officially begins and ends with the sighting of the moon. This month is a time for spiritual contemplation, fasting, prayer and giving to charity for Muslims. During this month, Muslims fast all day and enjoy Iftar together with family and friends in the evening. At the end of Iftar, they offer prayers.
Tomorrow, Muslim communities will mark the beginning of #Ramadan – a time of spiritual contemplation, fasting, prayer, and charity. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wishes all Muslims in Canada and around the world a blessed and peaceful Ramadan. https://t.co/DqEXRcGysI
— CanadianPM (@CanadianPM) March 22, 2023
Trudeau said Ramadan provides an opportunity to reflect on the values of compassion, gratitude and generosity.
“At the start of Ramadan, I join all Canadians in celebrating the ongoing contribution of the Muslim community to our vibrant and diverse national society,” said the Prime Minister of Canada. On behalf of our family, Sophie and I wish everyone celebrating a blessed and peaceful Ramadan.