His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, along with other dignitaries perform Eid prayers at Sultan Bin Zayed the First mosque in Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi. Image Credit: WAM

In Dubai, His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, this morning offered Eid Al Adha prayers at the Shaikh Rashid Mosque in Zabeel.

In Abu Dhabi, His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, performed Eid prayers at Sultan Bin Zayed the First mosque in Al Bateen. Shaikh Abdulrahman Al Shamsi delivered the sermon and spoke about the significance of the occasion, prophet Ibrahim's values and the moral lessons of Eid Al Adha.

Performing the prayer alongside Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid were Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council; Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance; Shaikh Mohammad Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Lands Department; Shaikh Mansour Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum; Shaikh Hasher Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, Director-General of Dubai Information Department; senior officials; UAE citizens, and residents.

Dr Omar Al Khateeb, who led the prayer, delivered the Eid Al Adha sermon in which he highlighted the significance of sacrifice in Eid Al Adha. He also called for exchanging visits in this day and emphasised the importance of humanitarian work, solidarity among the society and communication which would bring cooperation and affection among people.

Dr Al Khateeb prayed for good health and longevity to President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

He also prayed to Allah the Almighty to bestow eternal peace on the late Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the late Shaikh Rashid, the late Shaikh Maktoum and martyrs of the nation as well as martyrs of the Saudi-led Arab Coalition, who defend justice and legitimacy in Yemen.

In Sharjah, His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah and Shaikh Abdullah Bin Salem Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, offered Eid Al Adha prayers at Al Badee Mussalla in the emirate.

A number of Shaikhs, senior officials, dignitaries, and members of the Arab and Islamic communities, also offered their prayers alongside Shaikh Sultan.

Shaikh Omar Dawood who led the prayer, delivered the sermon, during which he spoke about the importance of following the Sunnah and approach of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and Eid Al Adha's meaningful values.

He prayed to Allah the Almighty to preserve the UAE and wished for more prosperity for the country and Arab and Muslim nations.

Following the prayer, Sharjah Ruler received greetings of Eid Al Adha from Shaikhs and well-wishers.

In Ajman, His Highness Shaikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, this morning offered Eid Al Adha prayers at the Shaikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi Mosque.

Among those who offered the prayer alongside Shaikh Humaid were Shaikh Ammar Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman; a number of Shaikhs, senior officials, dignitaries, tribesmen, Emiratis and members of the Arab and Islamic communities.

Shaikh Hussein Ma'een Al Hosani, who led the prayer, delivered the Eid Al Adha sermon, during which he spoke about the importance of the meaning of Eid Al Adha and the noble values of the occasion. He prayed for good health and longevity to President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Their Highnesses the Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates. He also prayed for the continued development and progress for the UAE and its people.

He also prayed to Allah the Almighty to bestow eternal peace on the late Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the late Shaikh Rashid, the late Shaikh Maktoum and the late Shaikhs of the UAE. He also prayed to Allah the Almighty to rest the souls of the nation's martyrs in Paradise.

Shaikh Al Hosani prayed for the triumph of the UAE and Arab Coalition in Yemen which came together to restore the rights of the oppressed, and wishing Arab and Muslim nations more prosperity and stability.

Following the prayer, Shaikh Humaid and Shaikh Ammar exchanged Eid Al Adha greetings with Shaikhs, senior officials, dignitaries and members of the Arab and Islamic community in the country.

In Fujairah, His Highness Shaikh Hamad Bin Mohammad Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah and Shaikh Mohammad Bin Hamad Bin Mohammad Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah, today, offered Eid Al Adha prayers at the Grand Shaikh Zayed Mosque in the emirate.

Shaikhs, heads of federal and local departments, Emiratis and members of the Arab and Islamic community in Fujairah, offered prayers along with Shaikh Hamad.

Following the prayers, the Fujairah Ruler exchanged greetings on the auspicious occasion with worshippers, who wished him health and happiness and more prosperity and progress for the UAE and the Arab and Islamic nations.

In Umm Al Quwain, His Highness Shaikh Saud Bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Quwain, today offered Eid Al Adha prayers at Shaikh Zayed Mosque in the emirate.

Performing prayers alongside Shaikh Saud were Shaikh Rashid Bin Saud Bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Crown Prince of Umm Al Qaiwain, Sheikhs, senior officials, heads of federal and local departments, Emiratis, dignitaries, and members of the Arab and Islamic community in the emirate.

Sheikh Sultan Al Marzouqi, who led the prayer, delivered the sermon and explained the noble values of Islam and the significant meanings of Eid Al Adha.

He prayed for good health and longevity to President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Their Highnesses, the Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates, to continue the development march in the best interest of Emiratis.

Following prayers, the UAQ Ruler exchanged Eid Al Adha greetings with Shaikhs, senior officials and Emiratis.