PM hosts dinner to mark end of Ramadan


BANGKOK, 1 August 2012  – The Prime Minister hosted a dinner celebrating the end of the Ramadan fasting month for Muslim people at the Government House, during which she pledged the government gave importance to all religions in Thailand. 

Yingluck Shinawatra hosted the lively dinner last night, which saw many high-profile figures such as ambassadorial representatives from Muslim embassies in Thailand and cabinet ministers.

Ms Yingluck told the gathering that the government places an emphasis on all religions in Thailand as all religions teach people to be good. She further added that Ramadan month is the holy month for all Muslims around the world when they strictly observe the religious rituals and endure the hunger for good deeds. She expressed her admiration towards the religious practice, saying it was a proof of unity and reflected strong mind and body of the Muslims.

The Prime Minister congratulated all the Thai Muslims on the completion of the month and wished them fulfillment of their desirable targets.