Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, on Tuesday morning performed the Eid al-Fitr prayer at Zabeel Mosque.
Performing the prayer alongside him were Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and CEO of Emirates Group, Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, chairman of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation, a number of Sheikhs, officials and a group of worshipers.
In the Eid al-Fitr sermon, Imam Omar al-Khateeb stressed that peace is the foundation of Islam, noting that Islam is the religion of tolerance, moderation, justice, mercy and good manners, state news agency WAM reported.
The sermon concluded with a prayer on the souls of the late Sheikhs Zayed, Rashid, and Maktoum; calling on Allah to protect the nation and its people, and grant success for the country's leadership in their duty in serving the nation.
Sheikh Mohammed also received Eid al-Fitr well-wishers at Zabeel Palace.
WAM also reported that Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, performed the Eid al-Fitr prayer at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi while rulers in Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah, Fujairah, Umm Al Quwain and Ajman also performed the prayer.
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