King Abdullah performs Eid prayers alongside Jordanian civilians

Jordan

Published: 2017-06-25 10:32

Last Updated: 2017-06-25 12:49


The king prayed at the Hashemyyeh Mosque in the capital Amman.
The king prayed at the Hashemyyeh Mosque in the capital Amman.
Roya News Source

Eid Al-Fitr is finally upon us and his Majesty King Abdullah II celebrated the Muslim holiday by performing Eid prayers with his people.

The king on Sunday prayed alongside civilians at the Hashemyyeh Mosque in the capital Amman.

Arabia Weather confirmed on Saturday the sighting of the new crescent Moon of Shawwal in Jordan, ending speculations that Eid will begin on Monday.

The sighting took place on the rooftop of the General Iftaa 'Department. The Eid crescent was monitored and photographed in collaboration with the International Astronomical Center (IAC), Arab Union for Astronomy and Space Sciences (AUASS), Al al-Bayt University and the Jordanian Astronomical Society.

Prime Minister Hani Mulki issued a communiqué stating that all ministries and public departments will be on holiday from Sunday, June 25, to Wednesday, June 28.