Syria’s first lady Asma al-Assad participated in preparing Ramadan meals that were distributed to the needy and poor on Saturday.
The occasion marked Laylat al-Qadr, the night when the Quran was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad, according to Islam.
Photos published on the presidency’s Facebook page showed the first lady making fattoush, a Levantine salad, and kabsa, a dish of meat and rice.
She participated in preparing the meals along with women from an orphanage, according to the Facebook page.
Many readers commended the first lady and commented on the published photos.
“Glory to God who created you and granted you morals, sympathy and tenderness,” wrote one.
“May God protect these pure hands,” wrote another.