In Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wished “peace and happiness to all Muslims celebrating the month of Ramadan”, according to a post on his official Twitter page.
“One of the Five Pillars of Islam, this spiritual journey lasts a month and is a period of fasting, charitable donations and prayer. At the end of each day, family and friends usually gather to share iftar, a meal that Allows them to break the fast at sunset,” Trudeau said in his speech.
To Muslim Canadians across the country: As you mark the start of Ramadan, and as you fast, pray, and meditate with your loved ones, I wish you a blessed and peaceful month want to do Ramadan Mubarak! https://t.co/3ZWN3b2Rwi pic.twitter.com/MmOox49r8F
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) 1 April 2022
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Trudeau highlighted in the video the “extraordinary contributions of Muslim Canadians who have stepped up to help those in need over the past two difficult years.”
And to add to this: “Every day, they enrich Canada by practicing zakat to give back to those less fortunate, volunteering for important causes, and making a variety of gestures towards their communities and their neighbors”.
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