Asmara, 25 September 2015 – Eid al-Adha was celebrated across the nation in a colorful manner yesterday, September the 24th.
The observances at Bahti Meskerem Square were attended by tens of thousands of the faithful, Government and PFDJ officials and members of the diplomatic community. The Eritrean Mufti, Sheikh Al-Amin Osman Al-Amin, presided over the prayers and religious sermons carried out at the event.
Speaking on the occasion, Sheikh Al-Amin, wished the entire Eritrean people in general and followers of the Islamic faith in particular a happy Eid. He also called on the faithful to extend a helping hand to martyrs families and the needy, in addition to displaying mutual affection and spirit of harmony. Sheikh Al-Amin further wished for continued prevalence of peace and prosperity in the nation.
In related activities, the Ministry of Information and the Administration of the Southern Region jointly organized cultural programme in Debarwa to commemorate Eid-Al-Adha that was broadcast live by Eri-Tv. Performances by Harena cultural troupe added colour to the event.