REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Several countries have sent greetings to Indonesia, on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr on Friday. Countries including Britain and the United States have used Twitter to convey their Eid greetings to Indonesia, which has the world's largest Moslem population, Antara learned.
"Congratulation on Eid al-Fitr to all Indonesia people. We hope God will accept our service with full blessings," British ambassador Moazzam Malik tweeted.
Eid mubarak to friends around the world from Mesjid Istiqlal Jakarta.
Wearing a Uighur hat ~ bought almost 30 years ago in Kasghar Xinjiang ~ many challenges facing people there this year. pic.twitter.com/XiPfxBiJty
— Moazzam Malik (@MoazzamTMalik) June 15, 2018
He also showed a picture of Eid prayer and of himself wearing a Muslim costume and cap from the Uighur, one of Chinese tribes, that he bought some 30 years ago in Kashgar, Xinjiang.
"Eid Mubarak to all friends across the world from Istiqlal Mosque Jakarta," he said in his tweet.
US ambassador Joseph R Donovan also sent Eid greetings on @usembassyjkt.
Duta Besar Amerika Serikat untuk Indonesia Joseph R. Donovan Jr. beserta seluruh staff dan keluarga Kedutaan Besar Amerika Serikat mengucapkan Selamat Hari Raya Idul Fitri, Mohon Maaf Lahir dan Batin kepada seluruh rakyat Indonesia. #RamadanAS pic.twitter.com/QlluYvGzWq
— U.S. Embassy Jakarta (@usembassyjkt) June 14, 2018
"The US ambassador to Indonesia, Joseph R Donovan Jr, and all staff and family of the US embassy greeted Blessed Eid al Fitr. My greetings to all people of Indonesia," the tweet said.
The tweet was followed by a 14-second video showing ambassador Donovan and children conveying Eid greetings.