John Biggs, Mayor of Tower Hamlets and Will Tuckley, Chief Executive of Tower Hamlets Council today wished everyone celebrating the festival of Eid -al-Fitr, Eid Mubarak.
Eid-al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.
Mayor Biggs said:
"On the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul- Fitr, I send my warm wishes to all residents, particularly to Muslims in Tower Hamlets. It is a day for everyone to come together.
"As we celebrate this day which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, I hope that the festival with its tradition of giving and sharing enriches our lives.
"The message of Eid reinforces the borough's commitment to mutual harmony and the bonds of peace and unity, we are one community in Tower Hamlets and we celebrate our diversity.
"Again my warmest wishes and a very happy Eid."
Chief Executive Will Tuckley said:
"I would like to send my best wishes to those celebrating Eid ul-Fitr. The values of compassion, giving and togetherness embodied by this holy festival are ones we can all learn from. They strengthen and encapsulate the spirit of community that unites Muslims and non-Muslims alike.
"I extend our best wishes to all those celebrating and wish you all Eid Mubarak, as you spend time with your family and friends and celebrate."
Posted on Friday 15th June 2018