Philippines

End of Ramadan ‘good time’ for Pinoys to unite: Lorenzana

By Priam Nepomuceno   (PNA photo by Robert Oswald Alfiler) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana called the end of the holy month of Ramadan a good opportunity for all Filipinos to unite for peace and prosperity. “As our Muslim brothers and sisters mark the end of the holy month of … Continue reading

Philippines

Duterte hopes Ramadan will bring peace, prosperity

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte expressed hope on Tuesday that the holy month of Ramadan would bring peace and prosperity despite the pressing challenges the country is currently facing. Duterte issued the message, as he joined the Muslim community in observing Ramadan amid the coronavirus disease 2019 … Continue reading

ottawa

Statement by the Prime Minister on Ramadan

News Release Statement by the Prime Minister on RamadanApril 23, 2020Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Ramadan: “Tonight at sunset, Muslims in Canada and around the world will mark the beginning of Ramadan, a month-long spiritual journey of fasting and prayer. “Traditionally, Ramadan is a time of collective … Continue reading