Publish date27 Mar 2023 - 13:30
Story Code : 588277

Swedish Islamic association holds interfaith Iftar meal

The Islamic Association in Sweden has held an interfailt Iftar meal to host Christian and Buddhist representatives to join Muslims for an iftar meal in the capital Stockholm.
Swedish Islamic association holds interfaith Iftar meal
Representatives from Muslim, Christian and Buddhist communities attended the Iftar.

Chairman of the Swedish Islamic Federation, Tahir Akan, said Ramadan brings people from different religions and cultures together in a climate of love.

“Today, we benefit from the climate of love in Ramadan with our Christian and Buddhist friends. From now on, we will continue our dialogues and try to come together in these beautiful atmospheres,” he said.

Turkish Ambassador to Sweden Yonet Can Tezel thanked the Swedish Federation of Islamic Associations for organizing the dinner.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic lunar calendar when Muslims observe the month with fasting, prayer and charity activities.

Sharing iftar meal with neighbors, friends and non-Muslims is a tradition in all Islamic communities.
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