The Sri Lanka High Commission celebrated EID - UL – ADHA with the Sri Lankan Muslim community in Canberra, on Saturday, 31 July, 2021 at the High Commission premises.
Eid, which is a sacred event, celebrated every year by Muslims all over the world was held this year at the High Commission as an outdoor event following COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Welcoming the gathering, Actg. High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to Australia Senarath Dissanayake conveyed his wishes for Eid to the community and highlighted the significance of this festival for peaceful coexistence among all groups of people in a multicultural society.
On behalf of the Sri Lankan Muslim community in Canberra, Al-haj Ashrof Farouk made his remarks stressing the importance of living in peace and harmony as encouraged by every religion.
Lunch was served at the end of the event. Around eighty participants attended the outdoor event.
Sri Lanka High Commission
05 August, 2021