Washington, Sep 20: US President Barack Obama marked the end of the holy month of Ramadan on Saturday, Sep 19 and extended greetings to Muslims around the world on this joyous occasion.
"As Muslims in the United States and around the world complete the month of Ramzan and celebrate Eidul Fitr, Michelle and I would like to extend our personal greetings on this joyous occasion," he said.
"Throughout the month, Muslim communities collect and distribute zakatul fitr so that all Muslims are able to participate in this day of celebration," he said
"As I said in Cairo, my administration is working to ensure that Muslims are able to fulfil their charitable obligations not just during Ramzan, but throughout the year. On behalf of the American people, we congratulate Muslims in the United States and around the world on this blessed day. Eid Mubarak," he also said.
"Even on this festive occasion, Muslims remember those less fortunate, including those impacted by poverty, hunger, conflict, and disease," he added.