Australian Prime Minister and Governor General has extended their best wishes to the Muslim community in Australia on the auspicious day of Eid.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison in his special message on Eid said that after a period of worship and sacrifice, this is a celebration of renewal in faith, mind and body.
“At this joyful end to Ramadan we remember our blessings and draw strength from one another and I’m delighted to send my best wishes to Australia’s Muslim community for a happy and blessed Eid al-Fitr”, he said.
Reminding the last year COVID-19 restrictions, Prime Minister pointed that this year, people will remember the subdued mood of Eid in 2020, when your homes became your places of worship. When your celebrations were muted by the restrictions of the global pandemic.
“At this time, I extend my grateful thanks to Australia’s Muslim community for the restraint, care and compassion you shared during the darkest days of the COVID-19 pandemic – and for your constant support throughout this shared national effort”, PM said.
The Governor General of Australia David Hurley has also greeted the Australian Muslim Community on Eid and wished them to “enjoy” the day.
In his message on Eid day, the Governor General said that the Australian Muslim Community is diverse and reflects the multicultural character of Australia.
“This diversity is one of our greatest strengths. In my role I have the opportunity to meet outstanding Australians every day. My wife Linda and I are privileged to witness or learn about great acts of kindness and of incredible examples of community spirit and selfless service”, Governor General added.
“I wish you well for the Eid al-Fitr. Enjoy celebrating with family and friends and thank you for all that you do for our country”, Governor General greeted in a traditional way by saying Eid Mubarak.