The Muslim people in UK, Europe, America and Islamic countries are celebrating Eid al-Fitr today i.e. June 25, Sunday as the new moon crescent was sighted in these countries last night.
Here in the Queen City, thousands gathered at Taylor Field to pray and embrace one another in this holy occasion.
Khan said Ramadan is challenging, but it teaches Muslims self-control and gratitude. "We wake up, eating food, everyone's happy". Tillerson's predecessors, whether Republican or Democrat, have hosted an iftar dinner or a reception in honor of Eid al-Fitr.
"On behalf of the American people", President Trump said in the statement, "Melania and I send our warm greetings to Muslims as they celebrate Eid al-Fitr". "But being the only child, I'm so used to asking elders".
"I reiterate my message delivered in Riyadh: America will always stand with our partners against terrorism and the ideology that fuels it", the Ramadan statement read, in part.
On the Eid day, the national flag will be hoisted atop public and private buildings.
Now is a great time to go visit family and friends, as well as have family and friends to your house.
"We really appreciate that show of solidarity and that show of unity during these trying times for everybody", Saruq Post, the resident scholar for the Islamic Society of Western Maryland said.
"It's a special day that occurs after the spiritual month of Ramadan and it's a time where women prepare their household, shop, clean and cook delicious Eid candies that will be shared with family, friends and invited guests", she said. They have also issued a statement for Muslims in the US. "You get that empty feeling", Sayed said. "Come, let us all together take inspiration from such pious festivals to keep spreading the treasure of happiness and keep taking the nation forward", he added.
Smiles, lovely traditional dresses, and greetings are what you will witness in Sunday's occasion.
The Trump administration's relationship with the Muslim community has been a bit strained, even before he was elected.