SkyCity confirmed today that the Sky Tower will be lit green and white to mark the end of Ramadan and celebrate Eid Ul-fitr.
This is happening for the first time.
Many praised SkyCity’s initiative and also showed their support.
“So much love and respect for all our community ,” one person wrote.
Radio Apna understands the request was made by Auckland’s Yahlina Anees Bhamji to Sky City to light up the tower and this was her 3rd attempt since 1999 to light up the Sky City tower with green to coincide with festival of Eid ul-Fitr .
Muslims around the world will celebrate Eid either on Sunday or next Monday depending on sighting of the new moon Saturday night.
Sky City has confirmed to Radio Apna News that this Eid Sky tower will be lit for Eid Celebrations as more information will be handed by tomorrow.
Muslim community were over joyed when Radio Apna Saheri program Breakfast host Shaiyaz Mohammed broke the news to its listeners this morning .
Shaiyaz said people were over excited with Sky City’s move by calling and sending text messages of joy to Radio Apna studios.
Father of Yahlina Mr Anees Bhamjee also told Shaiyaz that he was super excited to hear the news after his daughter informed him that Sky City had accepted her request to light up the tower this Eid.
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