His Highness and worshippers listened to the sermon
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, offered prayer along with Sheikh Mohammed.
Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Emirates Group, Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation, Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, a number of sheikhs and worshippers also offered Eid al Fitr prayer.
Sheikh Mohamed and worshippers listened to the sermon given by Sheikh Dr. Omar Al Khateeb, who focused on ‘As Salam’ (meaning ‘Peace’), which is one of the names of Allah Almighty. He also described the importance of peace and love in all religions and cultures as Islam is the religion of love, tolerance and peace.
The Imam also spoke about ‘Reading Nation’ campaign and the importance of reading and culture for peoples which contribute to strengthening ties among Emiratis and other peoples across the world.
At the end of the sermon, he prayed to Allah Almighty to preserve the UAE, wishing well to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and luck for His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces for the benefit of Islam and Muslims. He also recalled the legacy of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and Sheikh Maktoum, praying to Allah Almighty to rest their souls in Paradise.