President Joe Biden on Monday revived a decades-long ritual of celebrating the end of Ramadan, Islam’s most sacred month, hosting a blowout at the White House.
In the East Room, President Biden disclaimed Islamophobia and spiritual persecution of the Muslim community at the Eid al-Fitr meeting, also observed by first woman Jill Biden and second gentleman, Doug Emhoff, and Muslim legislators Reps. Rashida Tlaib, André Carson, D-Mich. and D-Ind.
Commenting on the essence of the vacation and contributions of American Muslims, Biden said that no one should be distressed for their holy beliefs. This was the foremost conference celebrating the end of the Ramadan festival since Barack Obama was in post. Retired President Donald Trump concluded a years-long White House ritual of remembering it with an iftar or Eid festivity. Final year, Biden had a virtual Ramadan occasion due to the COVID-19 situation.
It is a important celebration. When I run of the office, I make a commitment that this annual celebration is essential. Biden expressed.
Joe thanks to the betterment that they made fighing with pandemic. He also thanked Muslim frontline employees and first responders for thier bravery and dedication.
Biden also indicated to his ancestor the Jan. 6, 2021 invasion of the U.S. Capitol during his Eid al-Fitr lecture, while harkening about the significance of America.
He said that America is the only country in all the history of the globe which is not organized based on race, religion, ethnicity, geography, etc.
The president also stated a focus on retaining Muslim Americans in his government, including Rashad Hussain, the foremost Muslim Freedom Ambassador, and the foremost Muslim-American female to be a justice on a national court, Nusrat Jahan Choudhury.