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Prime Minister Narendra Modi extends Eid greetings to Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, other world leaders

Muslims in Kerala and Jammu and Kashmir celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr on Wednesday.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi extends Eid greetings to Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, other world leaders
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Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday called his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the eve of Eid and extended greetings to him.

He also wished the Pakistan PM a speedy recovery after his heart surgery.

At the same time, PM Modi also wished other world leaders on the occasion of Eid.  

The PM posted the following on Twitter: "Spoke to President Rouhani, President Ghani, PM Nawaz Sharif, PM Sheikh Hasina and President Yameen and greeted them on Eid. Extended Eid greetings to HM King Salman, HH the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, HH the Emir of Qatar."

In another post he wrote: "My greetings and best wishes on Eid-ul-Fitr. May this special day deepen the spirit of harmony and peace in society."

Ramzan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, is observed as a fasting period by Muslims the world over who abstain from food and water during the period extending from 30 minutes before the sunrise to sunset.

Muslims in Kerala and Jammu and Kashmir today celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr offering prayers and giving alms to the needy and exchanging greetings and gifts.

Meanwhile, in other parts of the country, the festival will be celebrated tomorrow marking the culmination of the fasting and holy month of Ramzan.

From Zee News

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