On July 30th, 2015, as Prime Minister Harper was preparing to drop the writ, BC Muslim Community was celebrating Eid ul Fitr, Marking the end of Ramadan, hosted by Surrey’s New Democrat Official Opposition MP’s and MLA’s. This just about sums it all up as
The Prime Minister of Fiji, Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama spoke to a gathering of over 400 people in Surrey on Saturday evening, August 8th as part of this visit to BC. The event was a gala dinner hosted in the Prime Minister’s Honour by the Muslim Business Co
Christy Clark - Premier
As Premier of the Province of British Columbia, I am pleased to greet everyone who gathers together to celebrate Eid-al-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
This time is distinguished by a great prayer and festive gathering - a celebration recognizing the successful completion of the spiritual joumey of Ramadan. I know you will be enjoying the company of family and friends and great traditional food.
I commend the Muslim community for honouring your spiritual values and, throughout the year, for sharing your kindness and generosity with the wider community.
And God's is the east and the west: and wherever you turn, there is God's countenance. Behold, God is infinite, all-knowing.
Al-Baqara (The Cow) Verse 115
Allah's Apostle said, "If I had not found it hard for my followers or the people, I would have ordered them to clean their teeth with Siwak for every prayer."
Sahih Bukhari: Volume 2, Book 13, Number 12