Asmara — The 1441 years of Eid-Mowlid Al-Nebi was colorfully celebrated across the country today, 9 November.
The observance at the Al-Khulafae Al-Rashidin Mosque here in the capital was attended by senior Government officials, religious leaders, members of the Diplomatic Community as well as thousands of the faithful.
At the event, Mr. Mohammed-Seid Beshir, Chairman of the Awkaf in Asmara, gave extensive briefing on the historical background and significance of the religious holiday.
In a message Sheik Salem Ibrahim Almukhtar, Acting Mufti of Eritrea and Secretary General of Higher Assembly of Eritrean Iftae and Islamic Affairs, conveyed on the occasion, called on the faithful to practice mutaual cooperation and extend a helping hand to the needy. He also wished the Eritrean people at home and abroad a happy Eid Mowlid and peace and prosperity.