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President sends wishes on Muslim and Jewish New Year

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has offered his best wishes to members of the Muslim and Jewish communities as they observe the beginning of a new year on religious calendars.

The President wishes Muslims Muharram Mubarak and wishes the Jewish community I’shana Tova as they commence their respective new years.

President Ramaphosa said: “All South Africans share in this celebration and this moment of rededication to the values of humanity and social solidarity that underpin these significant global faiths".

“As the new year begins, let us pray for a year of peace, happiness, unity and well-being of all in South Africa as we strive to grow SA together.”

Media enquiries: Khusela Diko, Spokesperson to the President – 072 854 5707
Issued by: The Presidency