Eid-el-Fitr prayers in pictures

By Vision Reporters

Added 25th June 2017 09:05 AM

Prayers across the country as the Muslim community celebrates Eid-el-Fitr.

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Prayers across the country as the Muslim community celebrates Eid-el-Fitr.

A cross section of Muslims attending Eid prayers at Kibuli Mosque. (Credit: Wilfred Sanya)


Prayers were held Sunday at various locations across the country as Muslims celebrated the end of the holy month of Ramadhan.

Eid-el-Fitr prayers started in high gear at the National Mosque at Old Kampala, with Muslims starting to stream in early. But before gaining access to the place of worship, they had to through a thorough security ring





Mufti of Uganda Sheikh Ramadhan Mubajje joined prayers at the National Mosque at Old Kampala



State minister for urban planning Isaac Musumba is also in attendance at Old Kampala



Muslims pray at the Sports Ground in Soroti town in eastern Uganda



The view outside a fully-packed National Mosque Sunday morning. (Credit: Meddie Musisi)



Inside the National Mosque. The announcement came in Saturday that Eid would be on Sunday



Pallisa district khadi Abdu Karim Mujumbi and imams arrive at Pallisa Township Primary School Ground for Eid prayers


 Eid prayers among the Tablique Muslims under their leadership at Nakasero Mosque, are big held at Nakivubo Blue Primary School playground


The prayers to be led by the acting Amirul Ummah sheikh Mualim Kasujja after which he will give a sermon





Pallisa district khadi Abdu Karim Mujumbi congratulated Muslims for successfully completing Ramadhan and apologized for the delayed day's program


 Soroti Muslim leaders arriving for prayers at Soroti sports ground












Imam Salim Engwenyu led prayers at Jamia Main Muslim mosque in Kaberamaido district



Meanwhile, some of the women from Jamia Main mosque said that this time, they have failed to organise pilau because of poor arrangements. The chairperson of the women group, Fatuma Apio, said they failed to make contribution for the usual party but said they will organise the main one next time



Prayers at Kagadi Mosque led by Imam Mustafa Abdullah (Credit: Andrew Musinguzi)


District kadhi Galubu Hussien leading prayers at Kabarole Main Mosque










At Kiwafu Mosque in Entebbe, Muslims were asked to work hard to spur development. (Credit: Adolf Ayokera)



Muslims attending paryers at Kibuli Mosque



From left, Prince Kassim Nakibinge, Suprme Mufti  of Kibuli Sulaiman Kasule Ndirangwa and Sheikh Edrisa Kasujja  during  prayers at Kibuli  Mosque



From left, Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago, Kyadondo East MP Ibrahim Nganda and Kawempe South MP Latif Ssebaggala at a reception in Kibuli at Prince Kassim Nakibinge's residence



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