Ramadam in Sudan: Restaurants stay open in Khartoum - Gambari urges Darfurians to pray for peace
Source: Miraya FM - Thursday, 12 August 2010 02:50
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Gambari urges Darfurians to pray for peace during Ramadan
Date: Thursday, 12 August 2010:
(Dar es Salaam, Tanzania) - Professor Ibrahim Gambari, the AU-UN Joint Special Representative for Darfur, on Wednesday appealed to the people of Darfur on the occasion of the Ramadan, saying the Islamic fasting month 'is not a time for violence, but for reconciliation', PANA reported from here.
'On the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan, I would like to take the opportunity to convey my best wishes to the people of the Sudan and of Darfur in particular.
'May the light of this holy month of purity in thoughts and deeds touch us all and engage us in generosity and charity,' Gambari stated.
He urged all Darfurians to let the spirit of Ramadan prevail and 'to take this chance to extend a hand to those in need and to pray that peace and stability grace this land.'
Dar es Salaam - Pana 12/08/2010