Pakistani- Americans Community of Long Island (PACOLI) and Hempstead Town Administration in Long Island organized the Eid party for the Muslim community at Hempstead Town Hall.
Town Supervisor Don Clavin, US officials along with several Pakistani Americans attended the event. The event began with the recitation of Holy verses from the Quran and was hosted by the Executive Director of Hempstead Town, Zahid Syed.
The national anthems of Pakistan and America were also sung at the event.
Azra Dar, President of PACOLI thanked Hempstead Administration for the wonderful event. She said that Eid is the event that we as Muslims celebrate with great enthusiasm.
Town Supervisor, Don Clavin highlighted the importance of each community. He said that it is our mission to make sure the representation of each community, especially South Asians in every aspect.
US officials regard Muslims as an important part of society and it is an honor for us to be with Muslims at their religious events. At the event, the founder of PACOLI, Bashir Qamar was awarded a citation for his services to the society.