Trump greets Muslim on Eid-ul-Fitr, no celebration at White House

The month of Ramadan in pictures Sat, May 27, 2017 Muslims mark the holy month of Ramadan with fasting and prayer. This year, Eid al-Fitr is expected to begin on the evening of June 25 and will end on the evening of June 26. It is believed that during the month of Ramadan, Prophet Muhammad had the first revelation of the Quran according to Islamic belief.The statement mentioned love, perseverance, kindness, forgiveness and tolerance as the essence of Islam, while Ramadan is a time of Worship, reflection and meditation, Eid was a time of celebration with modesty; a time to make peace with all neighbours, relatives and friends. To everyone celebrating in London and around the world, happy Eid al-Fitr!Over 250,000 Islamic faithful came to the Moscow Cathedral Mosque for the morning prayer celebrating the Eid al-Fitr festival, police reported.Muslims in Arab countries – including Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Palestine, Jordan, Sudan, Yemen, Libya, Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Tunisia and Algeria – performed Eid prayers at mosques and public venues across their respective countries.People are allowed to eat after sunset, Shearson said, so when the month of fasting falls in winter, people get to eat sooner.Bangladesh, Pakistan and India started Ramadan a day later than other countries and will lookout for the Eid moon on Sunday. “The first is Eid al-Fitr and the second is Eid al-Adha, and when these festivities coincide with the period when school is in session, the Muslim pupils abandon school and this is something the Ghana Education Service frowns upon”, he stated.Astronomers calculated that the new moon birth will be on Saturday, June 24 at 02:31 GMT. The next day is declared as Eid al-Fitr and the first day of the month of Shawwal. Following the month’s end, thousands of Turks traditionally travel to their hometowns to spend time with their families, with recent years seeing a rise in traffic accidents across the country due to the number of people on the roads. Trump concluded the statement with the traditional Muslim greeting “Eid Mubarak” which means “blessed celebration”.