RIYADH: The Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Dawah and Guidance, represented by the religious attache in Sarajevo, has held an iftar banquet in Kosovo.
Saudi Ambassador to Albania Faisal Ghazi Hifzi, Grand Mufti and President of the Islamic Sheikhdom in Kosovo Naim Ternava, and more than 100 guests attended the event, which was part of King Salman’s iftar program.
Ternava expressed appreciation to King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for their unwavering support for Muslims in Kosovo.
He also thanked the ministry for its cooperation with the Islamic sheikhdom in implementing several programs to help Muslims in the region during Ramadan.
Several Islamic figures from Kosovo also expressed their gratitude to the Saudi government for its efforts in serving Muslims.
The ministry also hosted iftar banquets at Masjid Al-Dahab, known as the Manila Golden Mosque and Cultural Center, in the Philippines.
Islamic dignitaries, officials, and worshippers attended the events, which were part of the Kingdom’s efforts to serve Muslims worldwide.
Masjid Al-Dahab, named after the golden dome that crowns its roof, is one of the largest mosques in Manila.
Turki Al-Sweileh, religious attache at the Saudi Embassy in Manila, said that the iftar program this year aimed to serve more than 100,000 fasting people during the holy month of Ramadan.
More than 20 mosques and Islamic centers throughout the Philippines are to host iftar banquets as part of the program.