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Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr today

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Muslims across the country today, Monday 26 June, join Muslims around the world to celebrate the end of the 30-day Ramadan fast.

The celebration, called Eid al-Fitr, is held to thank Allah for seeing them through the month-long period of fasting and prayers.

Muslims will converge in open places and in mosques to pray.

In Ghana, the national prayer will be held at the Independence Square where President Nana Akufo-Addo is expected to be the special guest of honour.

It is a day of merrymaking as Muslims will prepare foods to serve their families and friends including non-Muslims.

In Ghana, the youth organise street carnivals across the country in the afternoon to make merry.

In a goodwill message, Nana Akufo-Addo called on Muslims to let the spirit of friendship, brotherhood, and love that characterised activities in Ramadan to continue to influence their relationship with their fellow Ghanaians throughout the year.

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