President Sheikh Mohamed performs Eid Al Adha prayers

He was joined by fellow worshippers at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

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President Sheikh Mohamed performed Eid Al Adha prayer on Saturday morning alongside fellow worshippers at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi.

During the sermon, preacher Abdulrahman Al Shamsi highlighted the religious significance of Eid Al Adha and the importance of taking pride in one's identity and heritage, while also keeping alive the values of compassion and coexistence.

He wished the UAE leadership and people good health, and the country further progress and continued stability, reported state news agency Wam.

Following the prayers, Sheikh Mohamed exchanged greetings with worshippers.

He then visited Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan's tomb.

Ahead of Eid Al Adha, Sheikh Mohamed congratulated Muslims with a special message online.

The ruler asked that God bring them peace and harmony.

In Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai, performed Eid Al Adha prayers at Zabeel Grand Mosque. He was accompanied by Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and Deputy Ruler of Dubai.

Also performing prayers with Sheikh Mohamed on Saturday were: Sheikh Saeed bin Zayed, Abu Dhabi Ruler’s Representative; Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed, chairman of the board of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation; Lt General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior; Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed, national security adviser; Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs; Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed, member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council; Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, Minister of the Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation; Sheikh Khalid bin Zayed, chairman of the board of the Zayed Higher Organisation for People of Determination; Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa, adviser to the UAE President; Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed, deputy national security adviser, member of Abu Dhabi Executive Council and chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Office; Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed, chairman of Crown Prince Court; Sheikh Zayed bin Mohamed bin Zayed; and a number of sheikhs.

Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Ruler of Sharjah, performed Eid Al Adha prayers at Sharjah Mosque.

He was accompanied by Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, along with a number of sheikhs, senior officials, dignitaries, citizens and residents.

Sheikh Dr Sultan also exchanged Eid greetings with worshippers.

Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid, Ruler of Ajman, performed Eid Al Adha prayers at the Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Mosque.

Performing prayers alongside him were Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid, Crown Prince of Ajman, and a number of sheikhs, senior officials, dignitaries, citizens and residents.

After the prayers, the Ajman ruler exchanged Eid greetings with worshippers.

Sheikh Rashid bin Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Crown Prince of Umm Al Quwain, offered Eid Al Adha prayers at the Ahmed bin Rashid Al Mualla Mosque.

A number of sheikhs, senior officials, dignitaries and members of Muslim communities also offered prayers alongside the crown prince.

Sheikh Rashid also exchanged Eid greetings with sheikhs, senior officials and worshippers.

Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, and Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, performed Eid Al Adha prayers at the Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Grand Mosque in Al Riffa.

A number of sheikhs, senior officials, dignitaries, citizens and residents also performed prayers.

Updated: July 09, 2022, 9:25 AM
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