The event commenced at 6.00p.m., followed by recitation of holy Qiraat by master M.T. Ahmadh Hasni. Welcome address was delivered by First Secretary/Labour & Welfare of the Consulate General J.A.D.P. Manjula.
Welcoming the gathering, First Secretary (Labour & Welfare) stated that Ifthaar helps to build unity among all Sri Lankan communities. A presentation was made by Dr. Haja Mahideen Mahroof, Lead Consultant, Obstetrician Gynecologist and Perrinatologist, who expounded on the medical benefits and advantages of fasting.
A medical camp was conducted at the Consulate General premises to coincide with the Ifthaar event, and dinner was hosted by the Consulate General for the gathering.