CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao – The Muslim believers of 6th Infantry Division gathered here early morning (June 05, 2019) to commemorate the Eid’l Fitr or Feast of the Breaking of the Fast.
The military Muslim personnel were joined by their families and other civilians living near the camp in an early morning prayer in front of the 6th ID Grandstand.
This year’s celebration was led by Assistant Division Commander for Reservist and Retirees Affairs, Colonel Carlito R Bueno and greeted everyone with Eid Mubarak or blessing on their celebration.
“Ang kahulugan ng pag-aayuno sa Islam ay isang uri ng gawaing pagsamba sa Allah sa pamamagitan ng pagpigil at pag-iwas mula sa pagkain, inumin, pakikipagtalik at sa iba pang nakakasira sa pag-aayuno, simula sa pagsapit ng madaling araw hangang sa paglubog ng araw.” said Col Bueno.
Col. Bueno, in his message outlined the purpose of fasting, which is considered the holiest among the Islamic celebration.
The Commander of 6th Infantry Division, Maj. General Cirilito E. Sobejana, extended his greetings to the Muslim brothers and sisters of 6th ID and stakeholders and thanked them for choosing 6th ID camp to celebrate Eid’l Fitr.
“May the blessings of Allah fill your life with happiness and this worthy celebration will touch the love and peace to each and every one of us,” the Commander expressed.