His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the country, performed the blessed Eid al-Fitr prayer with his loyal people in the Al-Wajbah prayer hall this morning.
The Eid prayer was also performed by His Highness the Father Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani.
The prayer was also performed by His Highness Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Personal Representative of the Emir, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Thani, His Excellency Mr. Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud, Chairman of the Shura Council, and a number of Their Excellencies Sheikhs and members of the Shura Council and a number of Their Excellencies Ambassadors and Heads Diplomatic missions in the country.
Sheikh Dr. Thail Sayer Al-Shammari, a judge at the Court of Cassation and a member of the Supreme Judicial Council, delivered the Eid sermon in which he recalled the blessing of God to his worshipers on such a day as he made it a feast for the people of Islam, after completing the fasting and qiyaam.
The Sheikh also demonstrated in his sermon the importance of gratitude to God and that it is one of the most important places of worship for which the believers are rewarded, calling on the congregation of worshipers to increase their gratitude to God for the blessing of faith, and for the blessing of security, stability and reassurance.
His eminence also called for the unification of his nation to stand up to lifting injustice and aggression from Al-Aqsa Mosque, protecting it from aggression, and supporting the oppressed and the oppressed.
The prayer was held amid precautionary measures to limit the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19).