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White House Hosts iftaar Party

whitehouseUS President Barack Obama hosted an Iftaar Party at the White House inviting mostly American Muslims and Muslim ambassadors, including those from Pakistan and Bangladesh.

Addressing the guests, President Barack Obama said, “Our annual White House Iftar recognises the sacredness of Ramzan to more than 1.5 billion Muslims around the world.”

Reminding that Iftar is a reflector of the freedoms that bind together all Americans, including the freedom of religion.”As the Quran teaches, let us answer with “peace”, Obama added.

Obama’s father was a Kenyan Muslim and his mother was a Christian and he had opted for the Christian faith. Otherwise his full name Barack Hussain Obama.


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