President Solih calls for rekindling of faith and compassion on Eid al-Fitr

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih at the ceremony held to mark the inauguration of initiatives to control Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs). | Photo: President’s Office

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih delivered a message on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr 1444, extending his warmest greetings and best wishes to all Maldivian citizens, as well as to leaders of Islamic countries, heads of Islamic organizations, and the Islamic Ummah.

In his message, he emphasized the importance of rekindling one’s faith and staying firm on the path of Islam during the month of Ramadan, which is considered the holiest month of the Islamic calendar.

The President also stressed the need to dissociate feelings of rivalry and envy from within and encouraged people to avoid commotion and unrest. He urged everyone to promote forgiveness, compassion, and to strengthen familial bonds by spending time with loved ones.

He emphasized the significance of maintaining strong family ties and implored everyone to spend time with their parents, family members, spouse, and children during Eid.

In addition, President Solih highlighted the importance of extending Eid greetings to friends and acquaintances, while also keeping in mind the less fortunate.

He urged everyone to remember those who are in need, underprivileged, and destitute and to extend a helping hand to them. He emphasized that charity and helping those in need are integral parts of Islam and should be practiced by everyone, especially during festive occasions like Eid.