Sri Lanka – Muslims requested to avoid animal sacrifice on Full Moon Poya Day ( Oct. 29th)
Posted on October 26th, 2012
Courtesy : Daily Mirror
I have advised that if any unfavorable incident takes place in any part of the country, to contact our Ministry officials immediately as we will take necessary action We had a meeting with the IGP N.K Ilangakone and the senior officials of the Police Department to solve the problems, if any issues come up, he said
Deputy Minister of Technology and Research Faiszer Musthapha and the representatives of the All Ceylon Jammiyyathul Ulama jointly requested all Muslims to avoid the Ulhiyya (sacrifice of animals) on Monday (29), due to the Full Moon Poya Day.
The Deputy Minister also insisted at the media briefing held at the Ministry to respect the rights of all the other religions of this country during the Hajj festival period.