ALBAWABA - London mayor Sadiq Khan marked the start of the holy month of Ramadan by participating in lightening the decorations placed in central London.
For the first time ever, Ramadan decorations shined on one of the most popular streets in London.
Tonight we welcome the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan ☪️— Sadiq Khan (@SadiqKhan) March 22, 2023
I want to thank London’s Muslims, not only for your enormous contribution to our city, but for showcasing London’s caring and compassionate values.
From my family to yours: #RamadanMubarakpic.twitter.com/xhq4t6uycz
Khan thanked all Muslims in London and said: "Not only for your enormous contribution to our city, but for showcasing London’s caring and compassionate values."
Using the words "Happy Ramadan," streets in central London were glowing along with other decorations including lanterns, stars and moons.
Nevertheless, the Royal Mint, which is the oldest company and official maker of coins in the United Kingdom, released a gold-minted bullion bar for Britain’s Muslim community that depicts the Kaaba.
As if London have put up lights for Ramadan ?? pic.twitter.com/NvSfWXpZnl— M (@_Mxarzz) March 17, 2023
This year, about 1.8 billion Muslims began their fasting in celebration of the holy month of Ramadan.