Message from the Prime Minister
Ramadan Festival is a very sacred event in the Muslim calendar which is
being celebrated by the Sri Lankan Muslim community with great devotion
and also a very important religious event in the lives of Muslims.
During the month of Ramadan festival Muslims adhere to brotherhood,
equality and coexistence for one whole month observing the strict
It is not only controlling the desire for food and hunger pangs, the
mental and physical discipline development during Ramadan period
contribute to create a better society. This is a period the Muslim
community helps each other generously, especially concentrating to the
needs of their less privileged brethren.
This year Muslim Community has got a golden opportunity to celebrate
Ramadan Festival without any suspicion or fear while breathing the fresh
air of freedom. It is indeed a great reason to rejoice.
I wish a happy, prosperous and peaceful Ramadan Festival to all
Muslim brethren in Sri Lanka and all over the world.