BE GRATEFUL RAMADAN CAN BE CELEBRATED IN PEACE AND HARMONY - NAJIB

16 Jul 2013 07:54

PEKAN, July 13 (Bernama) -- Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said Muslims in the country should be grateful for the peace and political stability Malaysia had been blessed with all this while as this enables them to carry out their religious activities without any hindrance especially during the holy month of Ramadan.

The Prime Minister said Ramadan was eagerly awaited by Muslims in the country to seek Allah's blessings.

"All Muslims in the country anticipate Ramadan full of joy because of the holiness of the month.

"We should be grateful and consider ourselves fortunate to be able to celebrate Ramadan in peace and harmony and carry out our religious obligations to the best of our ability," he said at a breaking-of-the fast ceremony at Masjid Chini 2 here tday.

Najib said the peace and stability Malaysia was enjoying was a far cry from the situation in many other Islamic countries especially in the Middle East.

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