Former Pak army chief Raheel Sharif joins King Salman for Eid prayers in Makkah

Former Pakistan army chief Raheel Sharif and other dignitaries joined King Salman to perform the Eid Al-Fitr prayer at the Grand Mosque in Makkah on Sunday.

The prayer was also performed by Yemen’s President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, former Maldives President Mohammed Wahid, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Al-Hariri.

Gen (r) Sharif –the commander of military operations of the 41-nation Islamic Military Alliance to Fight Terrorism, also celebrated Eid with King Salman in the holy city of Makkah.

The Eid Al-Fitr prayer was also performed by other dignitaries including Prince Faisal bin Turki bin Abdullah, Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, adviser to the king and governor of Makkah region, Prince Khalid bin Fahd bin Khalid, Prince Bandar bin Mohammed bin Abdulrahman, princes, ministers, scholars, sheikhs and senior officials.

They all exchanged Eid greetings and had breakfast at the king’s banquet at Al-Safa Palace in Makkah, reported local media outlets.

Later, the king left Makkah for Jeddah after spending the last 10 days of Ramadan close to the Grand Mosque.

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