Mohamed bin Zayed performs Eid prayers at Zayed Grand Mosque

WAM ABU DHABI, 8th August, 2013 (WAM)–His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, performed Eid Al Fitr prayers this morning at Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi.

Praying alongside Sheikh Mohamed were H. H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in the Western Region, H. H. Sheikh Saif bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, H. H.Sheikh Surour bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, H. H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor, H. H. Sheikh Saeed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Ruler`s Representative, H. H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation, H. H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, H. H. Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy National Security Advisor, H. H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, H. H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court, H. H. Sheikh Dhiyab bin Zayed Al Nahyan, H. H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, H. H. Sheikh Omar bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation, H. H. Sheikh Khalid bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of Etihad Airways, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saif Al Nahyan, other Sheikhs, senior civil and military officials, members of Arab and Muslim diplomatic corps, a group Emirati and residents’ worshipers.

Counsellor al-Sayed Ali Al Hashimi, Religious and Judicial Advisor at the Ministry for Presidential Affairs, who delivered the Eid sermon, asked almighty Allah to bless and strengthen Muslims during their Eid, hailing the blessings that landed on Muslims during the holy month of Ramadan. He added that Eid is time for joy and solidarity among Muslims.

He asked Allah to rest soul of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in eternal peace, and preserve the of health of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Members of Supreme Council, Their Highnesses Rulers of Emirates.

After the prayers, Sheikh Mohamed and Sheikhs visited the tomb of late Sheikh Zayed, where they prayed over it, asking Allah for mercy.

WAM/MN

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