25 Jun 2017 - 1:42
Retail shops, restaurants, beauty salons and hypermarkets claim that Eid related businesses was thriving similar to previous years, regardless of the blockade.
25 Jun 2017 - 18:23
Doha: The Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani performed the Eid Al Fitr prayer along with citizens at Al Wajba praying area on Sunday morning.
The Father Emir H H Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani also performed the prayer.
H E Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Personal Representative of the Emir H H Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al-Thani, H H Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa Al-Thani, H H Sheikh Mohamed bin Khalifa Al-Thani, H E Sheikh Jassim bin Khalifa Al-Thani, and Speaker of the Advisory Council H E Mohamed bin Mubarak Al Khulaifi and sons of Father Emir took part in the prayer.
Sheikhs, ministers, members of the Advisory Council, ambassadors and citizens also attended the prayer.
Dr Thaqeel Sayer Al Shammari, Court of Cassation judge and Supreme Judiciary Council member, who led the prayer delivered the Eid sermon in which he thanked God for his grace on Muslims as they completed the fast and highlighted the benefits of fasting.
He also pointed to the virtues of the Islam, which encourage cooperation in righteousness and piety and ensuring the security and protection of the homeland and obedience to the guardians.
He called on the Muslims to worship God Almighty and follow pillars of Islam, urging them to work and maintain kinship relations as they are the good qualities of the believers.
Scores of worshippers performed the Eid Al Fitr prayer in mosques and praying areas across the country.