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World leaders extend greetings on Eid-ul-Fitr

"May the spirit of harmony and compassion be furthered in our society," India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote on Twitter.

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Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi greeted the country on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr and prayed for the health and well-being of the people. On the occasion, he also extended greetings to the UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Nahyan and said that the festival reminds of peace, harmony and brotherhood that bind India and the UAE together.

Modi also extended wishes to Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and the Ruler of Dubai.

Sharing a picture of his Eid celebrations, UAE President also greeted the community on Eid ul-Fitr, "I congratulate my brothers the Rulers of the Emirates, people of the UAE, and Muslims around the world," he wrote on Twitter.

US President Joe Biden sent his Eid greetings in a statement issued by the White House "As we celebrate our blessings this Eid, let us also recommit ourselves to the timeless work of building peace and standing up for the rights and dignity of all people. My Administration is also committed to addressing all forms of hate, including Islamophobia," the press statement read.

Extending greetings to the Muslim community in the UK, the country's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said, "Eid is a timely opportunity to acknowledge the shared values which bind us together, particularly your compassion and dedication to contribute to charity and philanthropy."

He added, "I pay tribute to the incredible contribution the Muslim community makes to the country. Whether it be in business, sports, media, our public services, or of course our NHS and armed forces, British Muslims are helping to make the country the success it is."