President Barrow has joined Muslims in the country at the King Fahad Mosque in Banjul today where he attended the prayers of the Muslim feast of Eid-ul-Fitr, locally known as Koriteh.
As a matter of tradition, King Fahad Mosque is the official presidential pray ground for both Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha.
President Barrow, alongside some of his cabinet ministers attended the Muslim rite led by the Banjul Imam Ratib Alhadji Cherno Alieu Mass Kah.
Yesterday, Saudi Arabia and many other Arab nations have confirmed sighting the moon and have observed the feast earlier today.
Oman, however, has not sighted the moon, and thus declared Monday June 26 as the first day of Eid Ul-Fitr.
Bangladesh, Pakistan, India will be sighting the moon on Sunday. These countries started Ramadan on May 28 and so Sunday will be the 29th of Ramadan for them.
Eid Ul-Fitr, which means “festival of breaking the fast”, marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Source: Eye Africa Tv