Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has congratulated the citizens of his kingdom and Muslims everywhere for the Eid al-Fitr holiday.
The following is the translated text of King Salman's message:
“In the name of Allah the Merciful
Praise be to Allah and prayers and peace be upon the noble prophets and messengers Prophet Mohammad and his family and companions..
Brothers and sisters in Saudi Arabia
My Muslim brothers around the globe
Peace, mercy and blessings of God upon you all..
From neat the Holy House of Allah, I congratulate you on the blessed Eid al-Fitr. Praise be to Allah. We have reached the month of Ramadan and it is incumbent on us to complete his fasting and resurrection, and we ask Him to accept our good deeds.
God has made this holiday a declaration of happiness and joy after the completion of worship, which embodies the meanings of communication and cohesion and sympathy, and transcends the values of tolerance and solidarity, and ask God Almighty to make it a feast of joy and pleasure for all Muslims, and to restore it to the Islamic nation with good. It is combined on a common word, following his clear book, and the gift of his noble messenger, may the best peace and prayers upon him..
My Muslim brothers..
We thank God who honored us in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the leadership and people in serving the Two Holy Mosques and their sites, a service that we honor and do our in every time and place. We thank God Almighty that we follow the approach of our founder King Abdulaziz - may God bless him - and after his sons the kings of this country blessed by adhering to the law of a tolerant Islam, and seek to reunite the Islamic nation, and renounce radicalism and extremism..
My brothers and sisters..
We thank the God Almighty for what he has done for us from the visible and hidden. Yes, and ask him to reform the conditions of Muslims everywhere and take our hands for the rightness and the good, and keep us and the whole world from all evil and to be merciful to our martyrs who have died for their religion and their homeland. He who is the listener, and responds."