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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2770

Sri Lanka President on Muslims of the North get united with their families in his Hajj message

Colombo, 21 December, (Asiantribune.com): While expressing his warm wishes to the Muslims of Sri Lanka on the occasion of Hajj celebrations, Sri Lanka President expressed his desire for the Muslims of the North are able to get back to their homes and get united with their families on Hajj day.

President Mahinda Rajapakse added in his Hajj message, “Undoubtedly all Muslims throughout the island would celebrate this occasion with pride and wish for Sri Lanka the much desired peace.“

“I wish to extend my warm wishes to the Muslim community and hope that their spiritual advancement would be realized on this Hajj festival day,” Sri Lankan said on the occasion of Muslim community in Sri Lanka celebrating Hajj.

Given below the full text of President Mahinda Rajapakse’s Hajj wishes:

On the occasion of celebrating Hajj I wish to extend my best wishes to the Muslim community in Sri Lanka.

Hajj is celebrated as the most important religious festival of the Muslims all over the world and it is an occasion when around 4,000,000 made the pilgrimage to Mecca. The Muslims through prayer and sacrifice make this pilgrimage to Mecca as a sacred mission in their lives.

Prophet Mohamed's aspirations for peace and brotherhood are embodied in the teachings of Mohamed during this pilgrimage and the Sri Lankan Government has provided all facilities to help those of the Islamic faith to make this all important pilgrimage.

The Muslims in Sri Lanka have contributed much towards the progress and happiness of all our citizens. The people in the East of Sri Lanka today would be able to enjoy this holy occasion and while the people in the North are able to get back to their homes and get united with their families on Hajj day. Undoubtedly all Muslims throughout the island would celebrate this occasion with pride and wish for Sri Lanka the much desired peace.

I wish to extend my warm wishes to the Muslim community and hope that their spiritual advancement would be realized on this Hajj festival day.

- Asian Tribune -

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