Saturday, November 29, 2008

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid marks the start of Eid Al-Adha

Rabat – Morocco, December 21, 2007 - His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid, the heir to the Moroccan throne, on Friday performed Eid Al-Adha prayers at Rabat Royal Palace.

On the occasion of Eid Al-Adha, His Royal Highness has called upon Muslim nations to strengthen their unity and solidarity by upholding the teachings of Islam.

Eid al-Adha means the Feast of Sacrifice. When God asked Abraham to sacrifice his son, Abraham placed his faith in God above all else. The festival commemorates the devotion of Abraham and is celebrated by Muslims worldwide.

During Eid Al-Adha, Muslims celebrate Abraham's devotion and give thanks for God's mercy and many blessings. Eid al-Adha is also a time for demonstrating charity and reaching out to family, friends, and those in need.


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