The Muslim holy month of Ramadan begins, Bulgaria’s President will host Iftar

Society | April 2, 2022, Saturday // 10:32
Bulgaria: The Muslim holy month of Ramadan begins, Bulgaria’s President will host Iftar Banya Bashi Mosque in downtown Sofia, Bulgaria @Wikimedia Commons

Today begins the holy month of Ramadan for Muslims, which will last until May 1. Believers are encouraged to spend their time meditating on God, doing good deeds, and giving away alms.

8,500 packages of basic foodstuffs will be distributed to those in need during the holy month, according to the Chief Mufti in Bulgaria. Much of the humanitarian aid will be directed to refugees from Ukraine and will be sent to the places where they are accommodated.

On the occasion of Ramadan, President Rumen Radev will host the festive iftar dinner.

During Ramadan, Muslims observe a strict fast from dawn to dusk. These are days of forgiveness, repentance, and mercy.

President Rumen Radev will host the traditional iftar dinner on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan for Muslims. Representatives of all official religions in Bulgaria, representatives of the diplomatic corps in our country, figures from the field of culture, education and science are invited to it.

The host of the President at the iftar gala dinner is an expression of respect for the religious holiday and the traditions of the Muslims in our country.

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