President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan, while congratulating the nation on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr, urged them to keep adhering to precautionary measures as the whole world is being ravaged by the deadly COVID-19 pandemic.
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."
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, on Saturday approved the official holidays calendar for government and private sectors employees for 2021 and 2022.
"Dubai Police are always keen on protecting society from those who take advantage of the Holy Month and the joyful Eid to illegally sell firecrackers and endanger the society," Major General Abdullah Ali Al Ghaithi, Director of the General Department of Organisation Protective Security and Emergency, said.
The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources has announced that Eid Al Fitr holiday for federal entities in the UAE will begin on Tuesday.
The Sharjah Police have announced that they have intensified its preparations to receive the nights of Ramadan 27th and 29th and the Eid Al Fitr holidays.
The ministry said, “With the approach of Eid Al-Fitr, we call upon everyone to cooperate and adhere to procedures and avoid family visits and gatherings, and to limit them only to members of the same family who live in the same house, wear masks and adhere to physical distancing while sitting with the elderly and people with chronic diseases.”
Once again, the time to celebrate Eid has come. The celebrations may have been tempered by the rampaging coronavirus, but what hasn’t been tempered is the joy and happiness that binds families, friends and acquaintances on this occasion. For the second year
According to the statement, the prayer spots will be opened 30 minutes before prayer and will be closed instantly after it, while the women's prayer places will be closed until further notice.