Putin congratulated Russian Muslims on Eid al-Fitr

02 May

 

Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Russian Muslims on the holiday of Uraza Bayram. The telegram was published Monday on the Kremlin website.

 

"This ancient holiday, significant for every Muslim, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, symbolizes a commitment to humanistic ideals, piety and mercy, turns believers to the roots of Islam, to the high moral guidelines that underlie all world religions," the message from the head of state reads.


The president also noted the contribution of Russian Muslims to strengthening of interethnic peace and concord in the society, preserving cultural diversity and upholding the priority interests of our country.


On May 2, 2022, Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr at the end of the fasting period during the holy month of Ramadan. In Russia and the Turkic-speaking peoples of Central Asia it is called Uraza Bayram, and in Arab countries - Eid al-Fitr. It is second in importance after the Festival of Sacrifice Eid al-Adha.

 

 

GSV "Russia - Islamic World"

Photo: official website of the President of the Russian Federation

Based on materials from TASS