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.
Shopping centres, parks and beaches in Dubai witnessed a massive turnout of visitors belonging to different nationalities and age groups on the second day of Eid Al Adha on Wednesday.
Visitors enjoyed Khorfakkan's crescent-shaped beach extended to 3 kilometres for endless choices of fun in the water, from fishing and diving to parasailing and kayaking.
Bollywood veterans, Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit, Hema Malani showed equal zeal. Hina Khan, Raveena Tandon, Sonal Chauhan and Huma Qureshi shared pictures of themselves in stunning bespoke ethnic wear to wish their fans.
It is also known as the “feast of sacrifice,” and is sometimes called Salty Eid, because of the variety of foods eaten during the festival.
The UAE government emphasised the need to adhere to the protocol for the Eid Al Adha celebrations, appealing to the public to observe preventive measures during the Eid holiday.
With the spread of the virus rampant, most everything in Bangladesh was ordered shut on July 1, from markets to mass transportation. Soldiers and border guards patrolled the streets and thousands were arrested and sent to jail for violating the lockdown.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, exchanged greetings with the Sultan of Oman.
At least 33 passengers, mostly laboureres, travelling home to celebrate Eid Al Adha with loved ones, were killed and over 40 others injured when their bus rammed into a truck on a highway in central Pakistan on Monday.