Omar Bin Riyas Muhammed with his fathe at the Aster Hospital in Al Qusais, Dubai, on Tuesday.
Mariecar Jara-Puyod, Senior Reporter
Children bring happiness and to have them on special occasions such as the Eid Al Adha in commemoration of Prophet Ibrahim’s (AS) willingness to sacrifice his son Prophet Ismael (AS), as an act of his obedience to God is the gift multiple times over.
Between the first few hours of the celebrations from Monday evening to 12 noon the following day (July 19 to 20), at least 13 babies were born across the UAE.
While three were still unnamed, the 10 were Asma Randhana, Omar Bin Riyas Muhammed, Elisha Alexis Borrilo, Hamdan Ahmed Darwish Al Shamsi, Rashed Mater Al Mansoori, Danial Ramez Nabil, Mansoor Alkyeli, Evana Sumesh, Adam Sultan Rashid Taybi, and Sultan Hazaa Al Jallaf.
Indian Omar Bin Riyas Muhammed was born at 11:59 pm on July 19 through normal delivery at the Aster Hospital in Al Qusais, Dubai to Riyas Ahmed and Hafsath Riyas.
He was 3.5 kgs and is seventh in the family. Riyas and Hafsath said: “We are immensely grateful to have our baby boy on the blessed day of Eid Al Adha.”
Emirati Rashed Mater Al Mansoori and Egyptian Danial Ramez Nabil were born at the same time, at 12:01 am at the Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi on July 20.
She was 2.76 kgs and the second child in the family.
Muhammed and Maliha said: “Having a baby on Eid is like getting a double gift from Allah Allhamdulillah.”
Filipina Elisha Alexis Borrilo, the first born to Marlon and Esther Borrilo was delivered by emergency Caesarian Section at 2:09 a.m. on July 20 at the Aster Hospital in Al Qusais, Dubai.
She was 3.3 kgs. Marlon and Esther said: “We are very thankful and happy for the safe delivery of our baby girl. Thanks to all the doctors and nurses who assisted.”
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