The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission to Somalia and Head of AMISOM, Ambassador Francisco Madeira, extends his warm wishes to the people of Somalia on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr.
In a message for the Eid celebrations, he said, “I congratulate all the Muslim believers in Somalia for the successful completion of the Holy month of Ramadan. On behalf of AMISOM, I wish the Government and the people of Somalia a happy and peaceful Eid al-Fitr, a time for celebration and togetherness,” said Ambassador Madeira.
He continued: “For the second year in a row, Eid al-Fitr will be celebrated in a pandemic, this time with a more optimistic outlook as vaccine deployments are ongoing to protect people from COVID-19. I urge all Muslims to support vulnerable members in their communities while they continue to adhere to the health and safety protocols for COVID-19.