President Museveni has urged Muslims to boldly and consciously face the challenges of poverty which deprive many people of a meaningful livelihood. This was contained in his Eid-El-Fitir day message delivered on Sunday. The President said:
“On behalf of the government and on my own behalf I congratulate the Muslim community upon the successful completion of the sacred month of Ramadhan and wish you happy Eid-El-Fitir celebrations.”
The President said freedom of worship is a fundamental human right that ought to be respected.
The President said Uganda is endowed with enormous natural resources adding that it is the responsibility of every Ugandan to effectively use these resources to ensure a decent and harmonious living.
“Our task, therefore, is to boldly and with knowledge face the challenges of poverty which lead to poor conditions of living among our people, he said.