Thu, 30 Jul 2020 - 03:20 GMT
The Interior Ministry has deployed police forces intensively nationwide, to secure the celebrations of Muslim’s four-day Eid Al-Adha - Screenshot/Interior Ministry
CAIRO – 30 July 2020: The Interior Ministry has deployed police forces intensively nationwide, to secure the celebrations of Muslim’s four-day Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice), during which Muslims slaughter sheep and cows and give meat to the poor.
In this regard, the ministry says it has placed wide security measures to ensure security and discipline and to combat all forms of crime.
The security actions come “within the framework of the strategy of the Ministry of the Interior to raise the maximum degree of preparedness, implement security plans and achieve security deployment of police forces in various locations, in conjunction with the blessed Eid Al-Adha 1441 AH and implementation of precautionary measures taken by state agencies to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus to maintain public health.”
إستعدادات وزارة الداخلية لتأمين إحتفالات المواطنين بعيد الأضحى المبارك
Eid Al-Adha (The feast of sacrifice) is the most significant feast for Muslims worldwide, as it marks the end of the Hajj (pilgrimage) to the holy city of Mecca.
Muslims celebrate Adha every year, honoring the obedience of Prophet Ibrahim to God when Ibrahim was ordered to sacrifice his son Ismail. God provided Ibrahim with a ram to sacrifice instead just before Ibrahim sacrificed his son.
In Islam, the sacrificed animal during Al-Adha is divided into parts, in order for the animal’s owner to be able to give a share of the meat to the needy people.