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Eid Mubarak

  • Submitted by: Foysol Choudhury, Lothian, Scottish Labour.
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 20 April 2023
  • Motion reference: S6M-08517

That the Parliament notes the celebration of Eid al-Fitr, beginning on the evening of 21 April 2023 depending on the moon sighting; understands that this marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and the breaking of the Ramadan fast; further understands that in this period Muslims give thanks to God for helping them complete their fasting, prayers, charity and zakat - giving alms to the poor - during Ramadan; notes that the holiday is celebrated with friends and relatives and involves the giving of gifts and the preparation of special food; expresses its hope that Muslims worldwide are able to celebrate this occasion in peace and security, and wishes the Muslim community in Scotland, and around the world, Eid Mubarak.

Supported by: Karen Adam, Clare Adamson, Jackie Baillie, Jeremy Balfour, Neil Bibby, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Stephanie Callaghan, Maggie Chapman, Sharon Dowey, Pam Duncan-Glancy, Annabelle Ewing, Murdo Fraser, Pam Gosal, Bill Kidd, Fulton MacGregor, Ruth Maguire, Ivan McKee, Stuart McMillan, Marie McNair, Audrey Nicoll, Paul O'Kane, Alex Rowley, Anas Sarwar, Colin Smyth, Paul Sweeney, David Torrance, Tess White