KATHMANDU: The Muslim community is celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr across the country on Wednesday.
Eid-ul-Fitr is one of the biggest festivals of the Muslim community around the world. The festival marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. Eid is the first and only day in the month of Shawwal during which Muslims are not permitted to fast.
On the occasion of Eid, PM KP Sharma Oli has extended warm wishes to all Muslim brothers and sisters.”This festival ends with the Holy Ramadan and carries the message of peace, brotherhood, and unity among the Muslim community."
Likewise, Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun and Speaker of the House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur Mahara also extended their wishes to the Muslim brothers and sisters living inside and outside the country.
A large number of people from the Muslim community assembled at Ghantaghar-based Jame mosque in the capital today morning. The Muslim community outside the Kathmandu Valley is also celebrating the festival. The Muslim community has gathered in Nepalgunj to read the Namaz.