Ethiopian Muslims celebrating Maulid al-Nabi
Addis Ababa, September 27, 2023 (FBC) – Ethiopian Muslims are celebrating the 1498th Maulid al-Nabi Holiday with various religious events across the nation.
Thousands of Muslim faithful and religious leaders gathered at the Grand Anwar Mosque in the capital to observe the Maulid al-Nabi Holiday which marks the Birthday of Prophet Muhammad.
Members of the diplomatic community and invited guests have attended the Maulid event at the Grand Mosque.
Imam of the Grand Anwar Mosque, Haji Taha Muhamed Harun called on Muslims to adhere to the teachings of Prophet Mohammed through righteous deeds while celebrating the Holiday.
Haji Taha Muhamed Harun also appreciated the harmounios coexistence among the devotees of various religiousness and cultures in Ethiopia, calling all to maintain unity and support one another during Maulid al-Nabi.
Mawlid al-Nabi, the birthday of Prophet Muhammad, is celebrated worldwide including Ethiopia on the 12th day of the month Rabi’.