Id-Mowlid Al-Nebi was celebrated across the nation on Wednesday, 23 December this week.
Asmara, 26 December 2015 – Id-Mowlid Al-Nebi was celebrated across the nation on Wednesday, 23 December this week.
The observance at the Al- Khulafae Al-Rashidin here in the capital was attended by senior government and PFDJ officials, religious leaders, Ambassadors and diplomats as we as thousands of the faithful.
The Eritrean Mufti, Sheik Al- Amin Osman Al-Amin, presided over the religious observance. In a message conveyed on the occasion, the Mufti called on the faithful to practice mutual co- operation and extend a helping hand to the needy. Sheik Al-Amin also wished the Eritrean people at home and abroad a happy New Year and peace and prosperity.
The Chairman of the Awkaf in Asmara, Mr. Mohammed-Seid Beshir, spoke on the background and significance of the religious holiday.
Mr. Mohammed-Seid underlined that the central message and theme of the holiday is to instil in us and nurture healthy norms and attitudes of social harmony that transcend differences of any kind.