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Night of the Destiny ceremony on Friday
08 : 47 PM - 29/06/2016
Manama, June.29 (BNA): Bahrain will celebrate the Night of Destiny - Laylat al-Qadr - on Friday evening at the Al-Fateh Islamic Centre mosque in Manama.

The Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Ministry will organize the annual ceremony after Taraweeh prayers under the patronage of Supreme Islamic Affairs Council (SIAC) President Shaikh Abdulla bin Khalid Al-Khalifa.

Undersecretary for Islamic Affairs Dr. Fareed bin Yacoub Al-Meftah stressed the great religious significance of Laylat al-Qadr - the night when the first verses of the Quran were revealed to the Islamic Prophet Mohammad.

He underlined the importance of drawing lessons from the annual spiritual night which inspires tolerance, peace, amity, moderation and fraternity. Dr. Al-Meftah paid tribute to the wise leadership for advocating moderation, national unity, civilized dialogue and peaceful co-existence in a closely-knit society.


BNA 1740 GMT 2016/06/29

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