Premier’s statement in honour of Eid al-Adha

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    Premier John Horgan.

    VICTORIA – Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement in honour of Eid al-Adha, the Feast of the Sacrifice:

    “Today we join Muslim communities in British Columbia and around the world to mark the beginning of Eid al-Adha, the Feast of the Sacrifice.

    “Eid al-Adha is one of the holiest celebrations in Islam and is a time to reflect on helping others and making the world a better place. Families and friends will gather to feast, exchange gifts and well wishes and provide food to less fortunate people.

    “On Eid al-Adha, and every day, we must come together in unity to lift up those who need it most.

    “To everyone observing Eid al-Adha, I wish you a wonderful celebration.

    “Eid Mubarak!”