Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau heartily offered best Eid-al-Fitr wishes to all Muslims across the world. Eid al-Fitr, which means ‘festival of breaking the fast’, marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, saw Trudeau wishing everyone Eid Mubarak.
Justin Trudeau has always highlighted the multiculturalism in his country. He not only supported the different communities living in Canada but also wished everyone on almost every major festival. The popular world leader posted a video on his Facebook page that saw him share Eid greetings and also a glimpse of his and Canada’s loving and accepting nature during the month of Ramadan.
“Tonight at sunset, Muslims in Canada and around the world will celebrate Eid al-Fitr,also known as the festival of breaking of the fast. Eid al-Fitr is one of the most important religious holidays for the Muslim community, and marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. It is a time to give thanks for the spiritual growth and the blessings received throughout the holy month.
“On this occasion, family and friends gather to attend special morning prayers, exchange greetings and gifts, share a celebratory meal, and give generously to others, especially those less fortunate. Canada’s cultural diversity is one of our greatest strengths and sources of pride. This year, as we mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation, we recognize the invaluable contributions the Muslim community makes to our national fabric,” said Trudeau before wishing a happy Eid to everyone.
Following Trudeau’s video, social media users couldn’t stop themselves from praising the Canadian PM. Here’s how they reacted: