Politicians send best wishes to religious communities
By Khanyisa Tabata
20 September 2009
President Jacob Zuma and the African National Congress have sent their well-wishes to Muslims and the Jewish community as they celebrate religious holidays.
In separate statements issued by the Presidency and the political party, Zuma and the ANC reminded the Muslim and Jewish communities of their importance to South Africa.
Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille also conveyed her party’s best wises to the two communities.
South African Muslims are celebrating the end of the fasting month of Ramadan today, while the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashana, started on Friday evening.