Tartous, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad performed on Friday the prayers of Eid al-Fitr (the Festival which marks the end of the month–long fast of Ramadan) at Khadija Mosque in Tartous.
Minister of Awqaf (Religious Endowments) Mohammad Abdul-Sattar al-Sayyed, Syria’s Grand Mufti Ahmad Bader Eddin Hassoun, Tartous Governor, Secretary of Tartous Branch of the Baath Arab Socialist Party, a number of the People’s Assembly members, a number of Islamic scholars and a crowd of citizens also performed the prayers along with President al-Assad.
The Eid sermon was delivered by Minister al-Sayyed who led the prayers.
He talked about the sublime meanings of Eid al-Fitr which fill the souls and hearts with tranquility and peace.
Al-Sayyed said that this year the Eid coincides with achieving victory over the hatched sinister schemes due to the Syrians’ strong will and determination in addition to the sacrifices of the martyrs that yielded a decisive victory.
Addressing President al-Assad, al-Sayyed said, “You were an example of steadfastness when a hundred states had gathered against Syria and fought its people and an example of faith and good vision in the midst of the worst storms against the country “.
He added that there is no doubt that history will write that Zionists and their agents of some Arabs and strangers wanted to destroy Syria but the great leader Bashar al-Assad has foiled all their schemes and defeated them.