In his Eid Ul Fitr message the President has said that the Muslims have made a great contribution for the progress of the motherland.
He requested the partnership of Muslims in forging unity, tolerance and harmony in the country. He said that this is a happy occasion for Muslims in the entire country as they are able to celebrate it unhindered in the conditions of restored peace in the country. The Muslim community of Sri Lanka joins hands with their brothers living throughout the world at this time of rejoicing at the conclusion of the strict religious observances, in keeping with the teaching of the Holy Quran and Prophet Muhammad. He wished a happy Eid – Ul – Fitr for all followers of Islam in Sri Lanka