Worshippers across the UAE celebrated the start of Eid Al Fitr with morning prayers on Friday.
The UAE's rulers visited mosques across the country to pray alongside the faithful before receiving visitors at their majlises.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, and Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, the Dubai Crown Prince, prayed at Zabeel Mosque. Sheikh Mohammed will receive well-wishers at the Zabeel Grand Majlis today.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, led Eid prayers at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. He will receive Eid greetings at Al Mushrif Palace.
محمد بن زايد خلال تأديته صلاة عيد الفطر في جامع الشيخ زايد الكبير مع الشيوخ وكبار المسؤولين في الدولة وجموع المصلين. pic.twitter.com/otgRW55Z7N
Rulers of the Emirates also performed Eid Al Fitr prayers this morning at mosques in their respective emirates.
Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, performed the prayer at the Al Badeea Mosque while Sheikh Humaid Al Nuaimi, Ajman’s Ruler, performer the prayer at the Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi mosque, followed by a sermon.
Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla, Ruler of Umm Al Quwain, performed prayers at the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, followed by a sermon. The Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, performed the prayer at the Grand Eid Mussala in Khuzam.
The ruler of Fujairah, Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, performed the prayer at the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in his emirate and accompanied by Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Fujairah’s Crown Prince.
Well-wishers extended greetings to President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, wishing him good health and wellness, and continuous success in leading the country.
They also wished for continued blessings, progress and prosperity for the UAE and its people.