Look: Sheikh Hamdan performs Eid Al Fitr prayer at Zabeel Grand Mosque

Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum was also present on the auspicious occasion

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Published: Fri 21 Apr 2023, 9:15 AM

Last updated: Fri 21 Apr 2023, 3:10 PM

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, performed the Eid Al Fitr prayer at Zabeel Grand Mosque in Dubai today.

Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, was also present and performing the auspicious prayer.

Performing prayers alongside them were Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, as well as a number of Sheikhs, senior officials, Emiratis and citizens.

During the Eid sermon, the imam prayed to Allah the Almighty to protect the UAE leadership and people and bless it with continued stability and prosperity. He also wished continued success and wellbeing for President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai; Their Highnesses the Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates and Their Highnesses the crown princes.

In pictures shared by state agency Wam, the royals can be seen performing the prayer on the festive occasion of Eid Al Fitr.

Hundreds of Muslims were seen gathering on the early hours of Friday, to offer their prayers on the auspicious occasion. They were also seen greeting and wishing each other after performing their prayers.

Since Eid is on a Friday this year, mosques have hosted two sermons: One for Eid and the other for the Jumuah prayers.

Residents will enjoy a 4-day break to celebrate the Islamic festival. The first long weekend of the year began on Thursday, and offices and schools will resume on Monday, April 24.


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