Muslims in Netherlands welcome Ramadan

The month of Ramadan was welcomed by the Netherlands.

Muslims in Netherlands welcome Ramadan

World Bulletin / News Desk

The Muslims in the Netherlands welcomed the holy month of Ramadan enthusiasticaly. Ramadan coincided with the summer holidays, hence most Muslim families spend the month of Ramadan in their home countries.

Those who spend Ramadan in the Netherlands attend social and cultural activities.

Nearly one million Muslims, including Turks live the joy of Ramadan, with fasting 18 hours a day and offer tarawih prayer near midnight.

Iftar programs are planned in the mosques. In the big cities like Amsterdam and Rotterdam big Iftar tents will be built in the busiest spots to welcome Muslims and also Dutch visitors.

The president of the Federation of Turkish-Islamic Culture (TIKDF) Arif Yakisir said that 143 mosques linked to the federation planned to organize Iftar programs every day.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 11 Temmuz 2013, 14:12