Vice President Leni Robredo on Thursday joined Muslims as they noticed the tip of Ramadan, reminding them of religious ties amid bodily distancing.
“As you every finish your fasts, cherish these bonds and do not forget that as we preserve our bodily distance, the religious ties that bind us tighten with each act of communal duty,” she mentioned in her Eid’l Fitr message.
President Rodrigo Duterte has declared May 13, 2021 a regular holiday nationwide in observance of the Eid’l Fitr, which Muslims have a good time for 3 days after the tip of the month of fasting.
In her message, Robredo mentioned that the celebration is “greater than a feast that marks the tip of a interval of fasting; it’s a continued reminder that we’re a single group.”
“Whereas the pandemic and its many challenges might forestall us from coming collectively as we did up to now, right now we’re reminded that we’re a group not simply by proximity, however by the quite a few acts of solidarity, kindness, justice, and collective resolve that we observe day by day,” Robredo mentioned.
Echoing widespread sentiment in the course of the pandemic, Robredo mentioned she is wanting ahead “to the day after we can reclaim our lives absolutely, and emerge stronger beneath a greater regular for each Filipino.” –KBK, GMA Information