Saudi Arabia organized the longest iftar party in Indonesia

Last Updated on March 16, 2024 12:43 pm

Saudi Arabia has organized the longest Iftar in Southeast Asian country Indonesia. The country has recorded the longest Iftar among the ASEAN countries so far this year.

Gulf News reported this information in a report on Friday (March 15).

ASEAN is a political and economic alliance of 10 Southeast Asian countries. This alliance includes countries like Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines. The alliance is headquartered in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Saudi officials say that the Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs has organized this Iftar in Indonesia as part of the Iftar initiative outside the country in the name of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz during the holy month of Ramadan. More than 15,000 Muslims participated in this iftar of 2,500 meters long queue.

According to the Indonesian World-Record Museum (MURI), the Saudi event has recorded the longest Iftar among ASEAN countries in 2024. In recognition of this, MURI handed over a certificate of appreciation to Ahmed Al Hazami, Religious Attaché of the Saudi Embassy in Indonesia.

Recently Saudi Ambassador Faisal Abdullah launched the Holy Mosque Custodian Program to distribute Iftar food, Holy Quran and Dates. Besides, similar initiatives have been taken for Muslims in other countries including Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina on the occasion of Ramadan fasting.

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