Eid Alfetir Almubarek was colorfully celebrated across the country today, 21 April with prayers and congregation of the faithful.
Salat prayer in which Government officials, members of the diplomatic corps as well as a number of the faithful took part was conducted at Bahti-Meskerem Square led by Sheik Salem Ibrahim Almukhtar, Mufti of Eritrea.
On the occasion, Sheik Salem Ibrahim Almukhtar gave briefing on the background of the Holiday and wished a happy Eid to the people of Eritrea inside the country and abroad in general and the followers of Islamic faith in particular as well as the Eritrean Defense Forces.
Sheik Selem also called on the faithful to extend hands to the needy.
The event was broadcasted live on Eri-tv and Radio Dimtsi-Hafash.
Eid Al Fetir Al Mubarak was colorfully celebrated in other cities, semi-urban centers, and villages across the country.
Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Information, Eritrea.