Popular for his soft and tactical moves for common people Obama has been hosting Iftar party for Muslims in US.
Millions of Muslims live in the country, which is known for accepting people from every background.
Muslims across the globe especially in Europe, America and Middle will start fasting from Wednesday after moon was not sighted in Saudi Arabia last night. Most of the Muslims in the above mentioned region open Ramadan with the kingdom.
Earlier, Obama extended his “best wishes”to the community on start of Ramadan.
“For the world’s 1.5 billion Muslims, Ramadan is a time for thoughtful reflection, fasting and devotion. It is also an opportunity for family and friends to come together and celebrate the principles that bind people of different faiths — a commitment to peace, justice, equality and compassion towards our fellow human beings,” Obama said in statement. “These bonds are far stronger than the differences that too often drive us apart.”