Ramaphosa shows appreciation to the Muslim community during Ramadan

Ramaphosa shows appreciation to the Muslim community during Ramadan

President Cyril Ramaphosa stated that his Thuma Mina’s campaign was inspired by the Muslim community’s spirit of giving.

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Ramaphosa spoke to the members of the Muslim Judicial Council in Cape Town at the special Iftar dinner after breaking the Ramadan fast.

Briefly.co.za learnt that the Holy Month of Ramadan started in the beginning of May in which, earlier this month, President Ramaphosa wished the South African Muslim community well.

He went on to wish them well for their month of sacrifice and fasting.

“The importance and benefits of this Holy Month of fasting, piety and charity extends beyond the lives of Muslims, as it contributes to the spiritual and social wellbeing of all South Africans.”

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Ramaphosa is impressed by the self reflection and acts of kindness that take place in this month.

“This is a month that allows all of us to reflect on - and act on - the small, thoughtful things we can do to contribute to a better society.”

He has taken time out to notice the selflessness of the community and their willingness to give of themselves for others around them. Ramadan shows extreme strength and compassion.

Ramaphosa was invited by the council to take part in Iftar. This is a meal enjoyed at sunset which breaks the fast during Ramadan, ENCA reported.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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