Chinese govt joins Muslims in Eid celebrations


As Eid was celebrated around the world last week, the Chinese Government joined celebrations throughout China.
On the day of Eid, a special get-together was hosted at the Great Hall of the People. The event was attended by Vice Premier Hui Liangyu, Vice Chairman of the National Peoples Congress (NPC) Standing Committee Siamayi, Vice Chairman of the National Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) Abdurrexiti, President of the China Islamic Association and Member of the CPPCC Sheikh Hilaluddin, and Minister for Religious Affairs Wang Zuoan.
Top office bearers of the China Islamic Association made speeches on the occasion; and names of the top Islamic enterprises and entrepreneurs were announced.
Speakers highlighted the importance of the month of Ramadan and Eid festivities and the healing touch of the Islamic faith.
Ambassadors and diplomats of Islamic countries were especially invited to the celebrations during which cultural performances were staged to depict the characteristics of different Muslim culture in China.
Ambassador Masood Khan of Pakistan also attended the event.


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