Al Majaz Amphitheatre has made an announcement that’ll keep your celebratory spirits high this Eid Al-Fitr despite the challenges posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The “Combat Begging” campaign that was launched by the Dubai Police in the holy month of Ramadan in cooperation with their partners led to arresting 84 beggars and door-to-door vendors of various nationalities during Eid Al Fitr days in the emirate.
For the first time in the 1400 year history of the Faith, Islam’s three holiest mosques in Mecca, Medina, and al-Quds have been closed for Ramadan and public prayers are set to remain suspended during Eid al-Fitr, the feast concluding the fasting month. Only mosque staff have performed the five daily prayers and the Taraweeh, special Ramadan prayers, which have been broadcast to Muslims locked down at home due to the coronavirus which is savaging the world.
Saudi Arabia also confirmed that it was not possible to see the crescent of moon.
The world’s tallest building’s Twitter account said, “Burj Khalifa wishes you and your loved ones a blessed Eid Al Fitr.”
Taking to Twitter after the announcement regarding the sighting of the Shawwal moon was made, the premier said he wants the citizens to "observe this Eid in a different manner from the usual celebratory style."
Jebel Ali Police Station in Dubai arrested 7 suspects charged with trafficking in alcoholic beverages during the Eid Al Fitr holidays.
Friends and families across Dubai are embracing a range of innovative ways to celebrate and mark Eid Al Fitr this year, while following government protocols, social distancing and staying home to stay safe.
To cheer them up, Singaporean business Dushyant Kumar, his wife and a team of chefs cooked up a giant biryani for a Sunday evening Eid feast for at least 600 migrants.
'We do not discriminate on religious grounds. When we walk with our holy book, Guru Granth Sahib, all the religions and their followers are the same for us. It is written in our holy book that we are all God's creation. We are also sanitising the temples and churches. We have been working for the past 50-60 days'