General Mohammed offers Eid prayers
He visited and read Al Fateha over the tomb of late Sheikh Zayed
Their Highnesses, Members of Supreme Council and Rulers of emirates and Crown Princes performed Eid Al Fitr prayers across the country on Tuesday morning.
General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces offered prayers at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi.
After the prayer, Sheikh Mohammed and sheikhs visited and read al Fateha over the tomb of Sheikh Zayed.
Ali Al Hashimi, Judicial and Religious Affairs Advisor at the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, delivered Eid sermon in which he highlighted the importance of Eid day on which Muslims thanked Allah. He stressed the noble themes of the holy month of Ramadan.
He prayed for Allah to bless President Sheikh Khalifa, members of the Supreme Council and Rulers of emirates. Al Hashimi also prayed for the souls of the Late Sheikh Zayed, Sheikh Maktoum and other sheikhs.
Also present at the prayers along with General Mohammed were Sheikh Saif bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Surur bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor, Sheikh Saeed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Representative of Ruler of Abu Dhabi; Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior; Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Board of Trustees of the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Foundation for Charity and Humanitarian Works; Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Presidential Aviation Authority; Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court; Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister; Sheikh Omar bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of Board of Trustees of the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Foundation for Charity and Humanitarian Works; Sheikh Khalid bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of Etihad Airways; Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Advisor to UAE President; Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Member of the Executive Council; Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research; Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority, other sheikhs, ministers, senior civil and military officials, members of diplomats corps, and a group of worshippers.