Azerbaijan President congratulates Azeri people on Gurban Bayram
On Nov. 26, Azerbaijan President congratulated Azeri people on Gurban Bayram (Festival of Sacrifice), AzerTAj state news agency reported.
"I warmly congratulate you and all our compatriots living in different parts of the world on sacred Gurban holiday, convey to all of you my most sincere wishes. Blessed Gurban Holiday, symbolizing the completion of Islam as a religion, revealed to mankind as a moral and ethical way of salvation, is a holiday urging people to charity, solidarity, brotherhood and humanism. On this bright day, Muslims show their readiness to sacrifice for the sake of Allah (God) and religion in the name of noble ideas, get their chance to feel proud of closeness to God," President said in his congratulatory letter.
According to President Ilham Aliyev, Azerbaijan is an integral part of the Muslim world and historically has made an invaluable contribution to the development of Islamic culture.