Prime Minister of Malaysia H.E. Anwar Ibrahim will be among over 500 foreign guests, both inside and outside the country, to attend a Ramadan Iftar dinner with Cambodian Muslims.
The information was shared by Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, in a message posted on his social media network this evening.
The 7th National Ramadan Iftar Dinner 2023 is expected to attract more than 6,100 participants , he added.
“On behalf of the Royal Government of Cambodia, I and my wife would like to congratulate and extend our best wishes to all Muslim communities in the country and the world as Ramadan festival will begin on Thursday, Mar. 23, 2023,” the Premier wrote.
Ramadan is the holy month of the Muslim communities, which is determined by the sighting of the new moon. During this holy month, Muslims abstain from food, drink, and other physical needs to purify the soul, refocus attention to their faith, and practice self-sacrifice.
The Iftar is the evening meal Muslims have to break their fast during Ramadan.