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Eid al-Fitr 2019: Trump, Melania send greetings to Muslims

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Eid al-Fitr 2019

President Donald Trump and First Melania Trump have sent their “warmest greetings on Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday which marks the end of Ramadan.

“Melania joins me in sending our warmest greetings on Eid al-Fitr,” said a statement issued by the White House on Monday.

“At the conclusion of the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims celebrate the day of Eid through prayer and reflection.

This sacred day provides Muslims, both in the United States and around the world, an opportunity to renew their commitment to help those less fortunate, to strengthen their faith in God, and to engage in worship and fellowship with others.

We hope that this holiday brings joy and peace to all those celebrating, and we pray that communities worldwide feel God’s abundant blessings of love, forgiveness, and goodwill.

Eid Mubarak,” read the statement.

Muslim in several countries are celebrating Eid al-Fitr today, but some countries in Asia would mark the day on Tuesday.

Eid is celebrated after sighting of new moon at the end of Ramadan.