Ely Muslim Association welcome guests to their Iftar gathering
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An annual community gathering was held by the Ely Muslim Association to break their fast during the holy month of Ramadan.
The Iftar gathering took place at Larkfield Community Centre yesterday (May 28).
Iftar is the evening meal with which Muslims end their daily Ramadan fast at sunset.
They break their fast at the time of the call to prayer for the evening prayer.
Delicious food was served as thanks were offered and the day reflected upon.
The Mayor and Mayoress, Cllr Mike Rouse and daughter Cassie, were joined by some members of the City Council as guests.
In his speech, Cllr Rouse said: “Thank you for inviting us in a spirit of greater understanding.
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“Thank you for your hospitality and food.
“Thank you for the contribution that you make to the life of our special city.
“May you always be welcome and greeted and accepted with friendship.”