President Obama, sent out a tweet that said: Happy Eid-ul-Fitr, all you Muslims of the world.
His tweet, from the White House account, as reported by Breitbart: “‘From my family to yours, Eid Mubarak!’ – @POTUS to Muslims celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr.”
Obama, along with his wife, Michelle, also issued a statement about Eid-ul-Fitr, extending the “warmest wishes to Muslims in the United States and around the world,” he said.
“As Muslims mark the end of the month, they are reminded that Ramadan is a time to reflect spiritually, build communally, and aid those in need,” the first couple said, the White House Twitter account showed. “While Eid marks the end of Ramadan, it marks a new beginning for each individual – a reason to celebrate and express gratitude on this holiday.”
The Obamas also reminded of the importance of respecting all faiths.
“As Muslim Americans celebrate Eid across America, the holiday is a reminder to every American of the importance of respecting those of all faiths and beliefs,” the statement went on. “This past year New York City Public Schools announced adding Eid to their official school calendars alongside Christmas, Hanukkah and other holidays – an acknowledgement of the great diversity and inclusiveness that adds to the richness of our nation. … Michelle and I hope today brings joy to all of your homes, both here in the U.S. and around the world.”
Source: WND Politics