Customers across 20 countries attended the Global Iftar hosted by Xpress Money. From Fiji to Canada, thousands of people across 13-time zones shared Iftar meals on that day …A special report from Asian Lite News, the best newspaper for British- Asians
As Eid Al Fitr celebrations around the corner, Xpress Money, one of the most dependable money transfer brands in the world, hosted a memorable Iftar for its customers during the Holy Month of Ramadan.
Xpress Money along with its partners hosted a GlobaI Iftar to share the spirit of Ramadan with its customers spread across Fiji, Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, UAE, Oman, Uganda, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, KSA, Jordan, Ghana, UK, US, and Canada.
Thousands of Xpress Money’s customers ended their daily Ramadan fast as the sun set across these 20 countries in over 13 time-zones on May 31st, 2018; the #XMGlobalIftarBox containing dates, water, fruits, juices etc. was shared with its customers to begin their second meal of the day.
“We set out to do something different this Ramadan. Iftar is a time when friends and family get together to break their day long fast,” said Ashwin Gedam, Vice President, Global Marketing, Xpress Money. “As the Xpress Money family, which consists of customers and partners, is spread across the world, this year we decided to organize a Global Iftar on the same day across 20 countries with the aim of sharing Iftar meals with our customers across the globe.”
“Ramadan is a very special time for millions of Muslims across the world and breaking fast together is a big part of the community,” said Imran Waheed, from Shan Travel, an Xpress Money agent in Southall, United Kingdom. “It was a fantastic moment for my store and our customers were very glad to receive such a wonderful gift from Xpress Money.”
For the last five years, Xpress Money has been organising special Iftar distributions for migrant workers across Gulf Cooperation Council counties and has been part of various outreach programs supported by the Dubai Police.
Gedam continued: “We are grateful to the Dubai Police for their continued support, especially during the Iftar in the UAE. We are achieving great things together and we hope for this to continue.”
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