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Worshippers seen praying outside the Grand Mosque on the 27th night of Ramadan as the mosque could not accommodate all the worshippers who had turned out to take part in the midnight prayers as part of the last 10 days Ramadan rituals.
Worshippers hail supplication of preacher Al-Afasi 140,000 Muslims perform mid-night prayer at Grand Mosque

KUWAIT CITY, July 25: About 140,000 Muslims performed mid-night prayer at the Grand Mosque on Friday, July 25 (Ramadan 27) to receive blessings of Al-Qadr Night. Preacher Fahad Al-Kandari led them for the first four Rakaah and Preacher Meshari Al-Afasi led them for the last four Rakaah. The worshippers hailed the supplications of Sheikh Meshari Al-Afasi who brought tears to their eyes when he begged Allah to help the people of Gaza.
The Undersecretary of Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Dr Adel Al-Falah was the guest of honor in the stall set up by the Media Committee of the ministry in collaboration with Kuwait TV.  He affirmed that the ministry prioritizes Islamic moderation, as religious fanaticism and extremism is the most difficult problem that a society faces, adding that Kuwaiti society has a long history of Islamic moderation.
Dr Al-Falah said the youths are among the top priorities of the ministry, which is why various sectors of the ministry closely studies this group of the society to determine their needs and concerns, adding that the ministry is coordinating with ministries of Youth Affairs, Education and Information to achieve an integrated success in this regard.
Meanwhile, Ministry of Interior exerted tremendous efforts to organize the traffic for people to reach the mosque while Ministry of Health set up medical clinics to provide medical services to the worshippers especially the elderly.

By Abdulnasser Al-Aslami

Al-Seyassah Staff

By: Abdulnasser Al-Aslami

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