Emir, Father Emir perform Eid prayer, receive well-wishers

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His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His Highness the Father Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani performed the Eid al-Fitr prayer along with citizens at Al Wajba praying area Sunday morning.

HE Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Khalifa al-Thani, His Highness the Personal Representative of HH the Emir Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad al-Thani, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa al-Thani, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Khalifa al-Thani, HE Sheikh Jassim bin Khalifa al-Thani, and HE Speaker of the Advisory Council Mohamed bin Mubarak al-Khulaifi and the sons of His Highness the Father Emir took part in the prayer.
A number of sheikhs, ministers, members of the Advisory Council, ambassadors and citizens also attended the prayer.






Dr Thaqeel Sayer al-Shammari, Court of Cassation judge and Supreme Judiciary Council member, who led the prayer delivered the Eid sermon in which he thanked God for his grace on Muslims as they completed the fast and highlighted the benefits of fasting.
He also pointed to the virtues of Islam, which encourages co-operation in righteousness and piety and ensure the security and protection of the homeland and obedience to the guardians.
He called on Muslims to worship God Almighty and follow the pillars of Islam, urging them to work and maintain kinship relations.
Scores of worshippers performed the Eid al-Fitr prayer in mosques and praying areas across the country.






Following the prayer, His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His Highness the Father Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani received scores of well-wishers on the advent of Eid al-Fitr at Al Wajba Palace yesterday morning.
They received HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifah al-Thani, HE Speaker of the Advisory Council Mohamed bin Mubarak al-Khulaifi, Sheikhs, ministers, ministries' undersecretaries, Advisory Council members, and citizens.
The Emir also received heads of diplomatic missions accredited to Qatar as well as army and police officers, and heads of national institutions and departments.



















The well-wishers expressed their sincere congratulations and blessings to the Emir.
HE Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Khalifa al-Thani, His Highness the Personal Representative of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad al-Thani, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa al-Thani, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Khalifa al-Thani, and HE Sheikh Jassim bin Khalifa al-Thani, attended the reception along with the sons of the Father Emir.
Later in the day His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His Highness the Father Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani received scores of well-wishers, including Sheikhs and citizens on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr at Al Wajba Palace.
The well-wishers extended their greetings to the Emir and the Father Emir, praying that Eid carries good and blessings to the Qatari people and the Arab and Islamic nations.
Personal Representative of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad al-Thani and the sons of the Father Emir attended the reception. (Source)