President Rodrigo Duterte known as on Muslims to make use of their energies in direction of constructing a unified Philippines in his Eid’l Fitr message on the finish of Ramadan as we speak (June 25).
“Let us channel our energies towards fostering national unity – because dedicating our lives to the betterment of humanity is the best way to demonstrate our devotion to God,” mentioned Duterte in his message amid the lingering disaster in Marawi City the place a terrorist-led group is searching for the secession of Lanao province.
“Together, let us work towards building a society that is grounded on love, mutual respect and understanding,” he added.
Duterte remained hopeful of lastly ending the Muslim insurrection in Mindanao along with his ongoing talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front and the Moro National Liberation Front for a peace settlement anchored on the creation of a Bangsamoro entity.
“In times when all odds seem stacked against us, it is our willpower and faith that will always see us through,” mentioned Duterte.