DAMASCUS, (SANA)_ President Bashar al-Assad performed Eid al-Fitr Prayers Sunday morning at Al-Hamad Mosque in Mohajirin Quarter, Damascus.
Top party and State officials, a number of MP's, the Mufti, and a number of Islamic Religion Scholars and citizens performed the Prayers along with H.E. President al-Assad.
President al-Assad was received upon his arrival to the Mosque by Minister of Endowment( Religious Affairs), the Mufti, Assistant Regional Secretary of the Ba'ath Arab Socialist Party, Chairman of the People's Assembly (Parliament), and by the prime Minister.
Sheikh Mohamad Khir Ghantous delivered the ceremony of Eid al-Fitr asserting the sublime meanings of the blessed Eid al-Fitr, pointing out to the importance of amity, tolerance, closeness and cooperation among Syrians in building their Homeland, Syria.
''The Prayer of Eid is but a characteristic of Islamic unity where the nation in its elderly, junior, chairmen, and subordinates discuss the affairs of the nation,'' Sheikh Ghantous said.
Sheikh Ghantous asserted that the conspiracy and terrorism against Syria by an American,Zionist, western, Arab, Wahabi, and expiatory alliance will never defeat the faith, Islam, and determination in Syria and Bilad al-Sham, which God blessed.
Sheikh Ghantous pointed out that the happiest for the ongoing in Syria are the enemies including Zionists, Americans, and their supporters, who were not able to face us as united together-Syrians-, so they wanted to dismember us setting the flame of war and sedition among us.
Sheikh Ghantous called for return to the path of right, reason, and tolerant Sharia for peace and conciliation as to restore safety and security to Syria, praying to God for benefit, unity , amity and for welfare at the hands of H.E. President al-Assad.