Thousands of citizens performed Eid Al-Adha prayers in North Sinai on Tuesday amid precautionary measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Senior officials, politicians and heads of municipalities, as well as popular figures and clergymen from Al-Azhar and the Awqaf Ministry, attended the prayers.
Preachers at the different mosques stressed the significance of “sacrifice” and urged Muslims to follow the manners of Prophet Ibrahim and his son Ismail. They also talked about patience in times of calamity.
Eid Al-Adha prayers were performed at 600 mosques in North Sinai, said director general of the Awqaf directorate here Ibrahim Gomaa Ibrahim, adding that precautionary measures were taken, atop of which social distancing and mask wearing.