Today, Malawi President, Dr. Lazarus Chakwera and the First Lady, Madam Monica Chakwera joined Muslims in praying and celebrating Eid -Ul-Fitr at Muslim Sports Club Ground, Area 2 in Malawi’s Capital, Lilongwe.
According to the president, the core messages of today’s event dwelt on the key lessons drawn from the month of Ramadan namely; reverence to Allah, compassion for humanity, forgiveness and hard work.
“Resultantly, these religious attributes permeate all sectors of Malawian society and form part of the nation’s value system,” he wrote on his official Facebook page.
Chakwera adds : “We always draw great inspiration from the muslim community in their contribution towards nation building. It, therefore, doesn’t come as a surprise to note that today’s prayers were held under a theme “A Better Malawi and Quick Recovery for Victims of Cyclone Freddy.”
Speaking at the same event, Qadria Muslim Association of Malawi (QMAM) Chairman Sheikh Jaffar Kawinga hailed Chakwera’s efforts to develop the country.
Today, several Muslims in the country prayed and celebrated Eid -Ul-Fitr marking the end of fasting the in the Holy Month of Ramadhan.