Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman greeted Saudis and Muslims around the world on the eve of Eid Al-Fitr.
In an address, delivered on his behalf by Minister of Media Turki Al-Shabanah, the King wished peace and prosperity for the Kingdom, its people as well as to the Muslim Ummah and the world at large.
May Allah make Eid a great occasion for interaction, harmony, solidarity, tolerance, and happiness, he said. The King's message follows the announcement by the Supreme Court that Eid Al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, will be on Tuesday, June 4.
In the message, King Salman said that he is congratulating Muslims from the vicinity of the Holy Kaaba on the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr.
On this blessed night, We are pleased to greet, from the vicinity of the House of God, all citizens, expatriates, and visitors in our country, as well as all Muslims around the globe on the advent of the Eid Al-Fitr, the King said.
Allah has honored the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia since it was founded by King Abdulaziz, in serving the Two Holy Mosques and the Hajj and Umrah pilgrims, a unique honor to take care of their safety, security, and comfort. We praise God for helping us harness all the capabilities to enable the Guests of God perform their rituals in ease and comfort.
The Monarch noted that Saudi Arabia strives to serve Islamic causes and support world peace. We ask the Almighty Allah to help the Muslim Ummah to achieve good and betterment, and accomplish the unity of Muslims in following His Book and the guidance from His Prophet (peace be upon him).
Meanwhile, King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, sent cables of greetings to several kings, heads of state, and leaders of Muslim countries on the eve of Eid Al-Fitr.
They wished that this auspicious occasion would bring about more progress and blessings to the Muslim world. The King and the Crown Prince also received several similar cables from the Muslim rulers and leaders.
Source: International Islamic News Agency