Brig. Marwan Abdul Karim Julfar, deputy director of the General Department of Punitive and Correctional Institutions (DPCI) in Dubai said the department set the first and second day of Eid Al Adha to visit inmates, from 8am to noon, during official working times.
Sharjah Charity International provided 10,000 Iftar meals to workers in the Sajaa Industrial Area on Monday as part of the initiatives of its campaign on Eid Al Adha.
The teams of the Sharjah Charity has examined the number of sacrificial animals, estimated at about 3,300 within the country, to ensure that they are safe and free from all defects that prevent them from legally permitting the sacrifice.
Syria’s air defences on Monday intercepted an Israeli attack on Al-Safirah area of southern Aleppo, state media reported, a location where Israel has repeatedly hit a growing Iranian presence.
The President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has sent cables of greetings to kings, presidents and Emirs of Arab and Islamic countries.
Despite the fact that the traditional zest of Eid was missing, they praised the government for its measures to control the virus.
Officials and media said at least three rockets hit but it was not immediately clear who was behind the attack. Interior ministry spokesperson Mirwais Stanekzai added there were no immediate reports of injuries.
India, Pakistan and Bangladesh are celebrating Eid under strict precautionary measures amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Eid celebrations in these countries, which will last till Friday, come at a time when a steady rise in COVID-19 cases has been witnessed and the threat of the Delta variant looms high.
Eid Al Adha celebrations continued for the second day in a row in the city of Al Ain. The city’s residents and visitors flocked to recreational parks and shopping centres, where they enjoyed various activities and shopping amid the commitment to the preventive measures against COVID-19.
The Abu Dhabi Police have warned public against using fireworks during Eid Al Adha celebrations. Police have urged parents to advise their children against buying them to spare them unfortunate accidents.