President appeals to all Maldivians to steadfastly hold on to Islamic manners and practices

President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom - Sun file photo: Mohamed Afrah

In his special message on the occasion of the beginning of the Holy month of Ramadan, the President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, appealed to all Maldivians to make the best of the Holy month, and to be steadfast in holding on to the Islamic manners and practices.

The President underscored that it is a true blessing to witness the Holy month and extended greetings on the occasion, to the people of Maldives and to the wider Muslim Community.

President Yameen highlighted that with the month of Ramadan comes also the opportunity to engage in our beliefs and spirituality.

Additionally, the President noted that the revelation of the Holy Quran took place during the month of Ramadan, thus it is essential to engage in good deeds, timely prayers and renew the passion of reciting the Holy Quran.