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Irish Muslim council invite members of LGBT community to dine with them

Members of the Irish LGBT community have been invited to dine with the Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council.

According to The Outmost, the Muslim Council will hold its second yearly community "Iftar" on Saturday week.

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In Muslim faith, Iftar is the meal when the daily Ramadan fast ends.

The meal, bringing together the two communities will take place in the Al-Mustafa Islamic Centre in Blanchardstown the week after next.

Shaykh Dr Umar Al-Qadri, chairman of Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council and imam of the Al-Mustafa Islamic Centre mosque said:

“As more than one billion Muslims worldwide celebrate Ramadan by fasting and appreciating the blessings given to us, it is important for the Irish Muslim community to reach out to our neighbours as an example of true Islamic ideals".

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