Eid Al Adha, 1441 Hijiri year, was celebrated yesterday, 31 July.
Asmara, 1 August 2020 – Eid Al Adha, 1441 Hijiri year, was celebrated yesterday, 31 July.
Sheik Salem Ibrahim Almukhtar, Acting Mufti Eritrea and Secretary General of Higher Assembly of Eritrean Iftae and Islamic Affairs, had called on the faithful to follow the guidelines issued by the office regarding the celebration of the Holiday event.
According to Sheik Salem’s statement due to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions in force on public gatherings, the prayers did not take place, as usual, at public squares, but instead took place in privacy of individual homes of the faithful.Sheik Salem also gave extensive briefing on the background and objective of the Eid Al Adha Holiday celebration.
Sheik Salem finally wished Happy Eid Al Adha to the Eritrean people inside the country and abroad in general and to the faithful in particular as well as peace and prosperity to the Eritrean people.