Muslims the world over will celebrate the feast of Eid-ul-Fitr in the first week of June this year. It brings to a conclusion 30 days of dawn to dust fasting. Often friends and family get together for Ifthar the breaking of the fast in the early evening hours.
Pictured here at the Colombo Municipal grounds are Muslims and those of other faiths breaking fast together on Saturday, May 25th. Colombo Mayor Rosie Senanayake and Army Commander Mahesh Senanayake were amongst those who participated at the event.