President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Sunday urged the nation to promote social equality and bring joy to vulnerable groups in the spirit of celebrating Eid. He made the call in his message on the occasion of Eid-Al-Fitr 1443.

The President started his message by extending his warmest greetings and good wishes for the occasion to his citizens. He also went on to extend greetings to the leaders and citizens of Islamic countries, all Muslims, and heads of Islamic organisations.

As we celebrate the joyous occasion of Eid al-Fitr, President Solih reminded us of the emphasis placed by Islam on strengthening social relations and familial ties, establishing social equality, and bringing happiness to the poor, the needy, and the underprivileged. He described spending time with one's parents, family members, spouse, and children as the key to strengthening familial bonds. He went on to urge everyone to call on their neighbours and friends to inquire into their wellbeing.

President Solih concluded his message by reiterating the importance attached by Islam to improving social bonds and adding that exchanging greetings and gifts would lead to a more joyful and friendly society.