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UNAMA calls ceasefire during Ramadan in Afghanistan

UNAMA calls ceasefire during Ramadan in Afghanistan

May 16, 2018 - 16:50

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistaninfo-icon, Tadamichi Yamamoto has extended warmest wishes to all Afghans on the arrival of the month of Ramazan, according to a statement on wednesday.

“As the Islamic month of Ramadaninfo-icon begins, I would like to extend, on behalf of the United Nations in Afghanistan, warmest wishes to all Afghans in the country and abroad.”

The coming weeks would be a special time of prayer and reflection for Afghans, and a time of contemplation and compassion to reflect on the condition of those who have been affected by the prolonged conflict in the country.

“I sincerely hope that the observation of Ramadan will provide an opportunity for all communities in Afghanistan to come closer to each other and build bridges peacefully. In the same spirit, I would like to call parties to the conflict to respect this religious obligation and halt the fighting,” said Yamamoto.

The statement reiterated the UN commitment to stand with the people of Afghanistan in their quest for a peaceful, united and prosperous Afghanistan.

“I wish all Afghans Ramadan Mubarak,” he said.




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