President George Weah has extended heartfelt greetings to all Muslim across Liberia and the entire Islamic Community as they embark on the annual religious journey of the Holy Month of Ramadan, an Executive Mansion release said yesterday.
According to the release, President Weah’s salutations to the Muslim Community was contained in a special statement in which he said, “On the eve of your sacred encounter with Allah, I, as President of the Republic of Liberia, and on behalf of the government, would like to wish you a blessed and successful Ramadan.”
President Weah continued, “As you observe this Holy Month of Ramadan, it is my hope that Allah will answer your prayers, honor your sacrifices and grant your heart’s desires.
“I also pray that you will use this time of fasting and praying to intercede for your leaders and beloved nation so that Allah will guide us as we work collectively for a better and prosperous Liberia.”
Weah reaffirmed his government’s commitment to religious tolerance and a peaceful co-existence between the Islamic Community and other religious groups in the country.
He then expressed confidence that Liberians will continue to live together in peace and harmony for the betterment of the society.
The president, however, prayed that Allah will renew Muslims’ strength and instill peace in their hearts, and bless the work of their hands during Ramadan.