For the first time in Singapore, Iftar, the breaking of fast by Muslims during the month of Ramadan, was held in a Christian chapel on 27 May 2019.
The Community Iftar, organized by the Jamiyah Singapore in cooperation with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was held at the Church Stake Centre in Bukit Timah Road.
Elder David F. Evans, Asia Area President of the Church and Dr. Mohd Hasbi bin Abu Bakar, President of Jamiyah, led the Iftar event that involved 700 members and friends from both faiths.
Mr. Melvin Yong, Member of Parliament and Assistant Secretary-General in the National Trades Union; and Mr. S. Iswaran Minister for Communications and Information were the Guests of Honour at the Iftar.
Other senior Church leaders include Area Seventies Elder Leonard Woo and Elder Stephen Lai, as well as Singapore Stake President Jean-Luc Butel. Also present were government officials, diplomats, grassroots leaders, and religious leaders from various faiths in Singapore.