People celebrate Ramadan by joining forces in pursuit of hope, peace, and tolerance, said the United States President Donald Trump.
On Monday, President Trump hosted an Iftar party for the Muslim members of his administration and top diplomats from several nations at the White House. He claims that Muslim community considers Ramadan to be a ‘holy month’.
During this worship month, Muslim people takes up fast from sunrise to sunset and devotes themself for prayer and spiritual lactivities to deepen their dedication to the almighty.
The US President was quoted saying, “Ramadan is a time of charity, of giving, and service to our fellow citizens. Ramadan is a very special time. It’s a time to draw closer as families, neighbours and communities.”
While brief addressing in the State Dining Room of the White House, President Trump said, “And Ramadan is a time when people join forces in pursuit of hope, tolerance and peace. It is in this spirit that we come together tonight for Iftar, the traditional Ramadan meal that breaks the daily fast.”
“This evening, our thoughts are also with the religious believers who have endured many trials and hardships in recent weeks. It’s been a very rough period of time. Our hearts are filled with grief for the Muslims who were killed in their mosques in New Zealand, as well as the Christians, Jews and other children of God who were slain in Sri Lanka, California and Pittsburgh,” added Trump.
President Trump is determined to defeat the evils of religious persecution and terrorism so that everyone can workship without any fear, pray without danger and live by faith, which comes from their inner soul.
“We thank god that America is a place founded on the belief that citizens of all faiths can live together in safety and live together in freedom,” said the US President.
Every year, Donald Trump hosts an Iftar party for invited guests in this holy month of Ramadan.