Asmara, 29 October 2020 – Mawlid al-Nabi was celebrated across the nation today, 29 October.
Virtual Format Celebrations at Asmara’s Grand Mosque Al- Khulafae Al-Rashid this morning was broadcast live for two hours on Eri-TV, Dimtsi Hafash, Radio Numa and Radio Zara.
Mr. Mohammed-Seid Beshir, chairman of the Awkaf in Asmara, gave briefing on the historical background of the celebration.
In his spiritual message, Acting Mufti Sheikh Salim Ibrahim on his part wishing a happy Mawlid, thanked all institutions involved and urged for patience and resilience to maintain Eritrea’s commendable track record of controlling COVID-19.
The Mawlid al-Nabi celebration was highlighted by spiritual performances conducted by the sheiks, spiritual teachers and students.