Date: Tuesday, 13 September 2016
Eid-Al-Adha celebrated nationwide &
benediction in connection with Geez New Year
Asmara, 12 September 2016- Eid Al-Adha Al-Mubarek Hejira year 1437 was today celebrated across the nation. The observance at the Bahti Meskerem Square here in the capital was attended by thousands of the faithful.
The Eritrean Mufti, Sheik Al-Amin Osman Al-Amin headed the religious observance. In a message he conveyed on the occasion, Sheik Al-Amin wished the Eritrean people residing inside the country and abroad in general and the followers of the Islamic faith in particular a happy Eid.
He also called on the faithful to practice mutual cooperation and extend a helping hand to the needy in addition to displaying mutual affection and spirit of harmony.
Sheik Al-Amin further wished the Eritrean people and the EDF peace and prosperity.
General Secretary of Synod gives benediction in connection with Geez New Year
Asmara, 12 September 2016- His Holiness Abune Lukas, General Secretary of the Eritrean Tewahdo Orthodox Church Synod, gave benediction in connection with the Geez New Year.
The General Secretary of the Synod wished Eritrean nationals at home and abroad, as well as members of the EDF and the faithful a Happy Geez New Year and a year of peace and tranquillity. He also called on the faithful to extend hands to the sick and needy nationals. Moreover, His Holiness Abune Lukas gave detailed briefings regarding the historical background of the religious event,
Finally, the General Secretary of the Synod wished for bountiful harvest.