The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is today celebrating Eid Mubarak with Muslims in Somalia.
Thursday, August 08, 2013
This Eid comes two days after Somalis marked the second anniversary
of the expulsion of the Al-Shabaab terror group from Mogadishu.
special representative of the chairperson of the African Union
Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif also
sent his best wishes to the people of Somalia.
“It gives me great
pleasure to congratulate all Somalis on this important day. Today is the
culmination of a month of sacrifice, meditation and soul-searching and
comes at a momentous period for Somalia,” said Annadif.
press release distributed to newsrooms, the SRCC also recognized the
immense contribution that the serving Muslim troops in the different
AMISOM contingents have made.
SRCC has also commended the Muslim troops for their efforts in helping to restore peace and stability.
Annadif called on Somalis to maintain the momentum witnessed in the
last few years and remain steadfast in their quest for peace.
the people of Somalia and Muslims around the world, i wish you all a
very happy and peaceful celebration, Eid Mubarak,” said Annadif.