Labor senator Sam Dastyari has described the end of Ramadan as something very Aussie
A Labor senator who fled Iran as a boy has described the end of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan as something that is ‘as Aussie as it gets’.
Sam Dastyari made the comments on the steps of Lakemba Mosque in western Sydney‘s Islamic heartland to commemorate the Eid festival in front of hundreds of Muslims.
‘Eid Mubarak. How Aussie is this?’ he said to cheers in the presence of New South Wales Liberal Premier Gladys Berejiklian.
‘The steps of Lakemba Mosque on a Sunday morning. As Aussie as it gets.
‘Celebrating Eid amongst politicians from both Labor and Liberal.’