President Abdel Fattah El Sisi congratulated the Egyptian people on the occasion of Eid Al Adha.
The president said on his official page on Facebook:”I congratulate the great people of Egypt,” wishing peace, security and good for the country.
On the other hand, Egypt’s First Lady Entsar al-Sisi congratulated the Egyptian people on the occasion of Eid Al Adha.
Noteworthy, president Sisi performed Al Adha prayer at Al Masa mosque in new Alamein city.
Sisi recieved cables of congratulations with kings، presidents and princes of Arab and Islamic countries on Eid al-Adha.
Eid al-Adha، called the “Sacrifice Feast”، is the second of two Muslim holidays celebrated worldwide each year.
The celebration honors the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ismael at God’s will، but before sacrificing his son، God intervened by sending his angel Jibra’il (Gabriel)، who then put a sheep in his son’s place.
In the Islamic lunar calendar، Eid al-Adha falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah.
Egyptian Muslim families usually gather to feast and exchange congratulations. They typically spend time celebrating in public places around the country.
The Eid holiday coincides with the annual hajj pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia.
It is noteworthy that over two million Muslim pilgrims from all over the world have gathered yesterday to ascend Mount Arafat, the main ritual of Hajj and one of the world’s largest annual gatherings.
A white-sea of worshipers scaled the rocky hill southeast of the holy city of Mecca for a day of prayers, supplicating the Almighty and asking Him for forgiveness and mercy until the sun sets.
Main rituals of the Hajj will be done in Arafat today as the pilgrims moved towards the place after staying the night in Mina. Waqoof (stay) in Arafat is performed from Zuhar to sunset on the 9th of Zil-Hajj of Islamic year.