British Muslims invite locals for Ramadan meal

In the spirit of Ramadan, a Muslim community in Newcastle, England invited their local community to break their fast together.

British Muslims invite locals for Ramadan meal

World Bulletin / News Desk

A breaking of the fast event held by the Muslim community in Newcastle saw an invite extended to the local community of Walbottle, Newcastle.

The Islamic Divercity Centre (IDC) has held an annual Iftar event which took place on Monday night in suburban Walbottle.

The breaking of fast event, called an iftar was held at the end of the Ramadan day, in which Muslims fast between the hours of sunrise and sunset for a month.

The Iftar is the evening community meal when Muslims end their daily Ramadan fast at sunset.

Food and drink were provided free of charge by Ma Ida restaurant in Newcastle.

As reported in the Chronical Live, Newcastle city councillor Dipu Ahad was also one of those who took part in the event.

He said: “We prepared food for the community so they could break fast with us.

“It shows what Islam is about. It’s about giving, about being tolerant, about the community and being a good citizen.”

IDC North East is an organisation that describes itself as an organisation comprised of enthusiastic, vibrant and friendly Muslims eager to share the true message of Islam.

It says it views the community as ‘different people from different walks of life united under one cause’.

The group says it is committed to clarifying misconceptions and devoted to challenging stereotypes.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 08 Temmuz 2015, 14:18