July 28, Colombo: In a message to Muslims celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr in Sri Lanka, the British High Commissioner in Colombo John Rankin expressed hope that people of Sri Lanka will come respecting differences of faith or opinion.
"It gives me great pleasure to send my warmest wishes to Muslims in Sri Lanka celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr. This is a time of celebration, marking the end of a month of fasting, prayer, reflection and charity - all of which embodies the true spirit of Islam," Rankin said in his message.
"I hope that the people of Sri Lanka will come together at this time of celebration, respecting differences of faith or opinion. May this Eid be happy and peaceful. I wish you all Eid Mubarak."