High Commissioner’s Ramadan message 2016
The British High Commissioner Alison Blake said:
“In this holy month of Ramadan, Muslims in the UK, Bangladesh and across the world, will sacrifice the day-to-day luxuries that so often we take for granted; and will pray for people in need and fast to show devotion to God. It’s also a time to reflect and help those living in extreme hardships.
“Bangladesh has a rich tradition of hospitality and of celebrating festivals, including religious events, with neighbours, friends and colleagues regardless of religious and social status. Ramadan with its daily iftars and sehris is a month long opportunity for people and communities to come together in peace, in a spirit of selflessness, of charity, of compassion, of equality and respect.
“On behalf of Her Majesty the Queen, the British Government and people, I and all the staff of the British High Commission wish you all Ramadan Mobarak.”