Addis Ababa October 29/2020 (ENA) Ethiopian Muslims celebrated 1495th Mawlid pageant, which marks the birthday of Prophet Muhammad throughout the nation. 

Mawlid an-Nabi, the beginning of Prophet Mohammed in Mecca on the 12th day of the month of Rabi ul Awal in 570 Hijri, is marked by Ethiopians yearly.

In each Mawlid festivity, lots of of 1000’s of Muslims turned out for prayer in and across the Addis Ababa’s outdated stadium which is situated within the downtown of town.

Nonetheless, this 12 months the celebration is not like the previous ones because the pageant is shadowed by the unfold of COVID-19 pandemic, most Muslims celebrated the day with households and restricted numbers in Mosques adhering to the precaution set to forestall the pandemic.

Right here within the capital Addis Ababa, the holy day is noticed in presence of President of Ethiopian Islamic Affairs Supreme Council, Grand Mufti Haji Oumer Idris, and Deputy Mayer of the Metropolis Adanech Abebei together with different non secular fathers and senior authorities officers on the Anwar Mosque.

Talking on the celebration, Grand Mufti Haji Oumer Idris highlighted the necessity for unison and set-aside variations to maintain peace and stability of the nation as Prophet Mohammed directive says “don’t violate peace, live in peace with other people.”

He urged all Ethiopian Muslims to point out kindness and enthusiasm to the needy whereas observing the vacation calling up on Muslims to increase charity particularly to those that are in want as a result of pandemic.

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