HH The Amir Performs Eid Al-Adha Prayer
His Highness The Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani performed Eid Al-Adha prayer along with a group of loyal citizens at Al Wajba praying area this morning.
Also performing the prayer were HH the Personal Representative of HH The Amir Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al-Thani, HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa Al-Thani, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al-Thani, HE Sheikh Jassim bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
Also performing the prayer were HE Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani, HE Speaker of the Shura Council Hassan bin Abdullah Al Ghanim, and a number of Their Excellencies Sheikhs, ministers, members of the Shura Council, Their Excellencies ambassadors, as well as citizens.
His Eminence Sheikh Dr. Thaqeel Sayer Al Shammari, who is a judge of the Court of Cassation and Supreme Judiciary Council member, led the prayer and delivered the Eid sermon in which he explained that Eid is a manifestation of the nation's unity, a day of giving, piety and loyalty, and one of Allah’s rituals, and it is the greatest of days, explaining the virtue of the rule of sacrifice during this day when the feelings of Muslims are united. He also urged the purification of souls, the purification and reform of hearts, the ties of kinship, and the strengthening of bonds between members of society.