Abu Dhabi: Today is Eid in Gulf countries. Eid is today in all Gulf countries including Oman. Eid celebrations in the Gulf will be with strict covid precautionary measures.
Eid prayers and gatherings will continue without interruption in most Gulf countries despite the Covid restrictions. The authorities have given strict instructions that the celebrations should be observed due to covid. The authorities have asked those attending the festival to follow the conditions including wearing a mask and maintaining social distance.
Authorities in various countries have prepared elaborate systems for slaughtering. Public and private institutions have up to four days of festive leave. Indian diplomatic representatives of various Gulf countries also extended their greetings. Indian Ambassador to Kuwait CB George said that India is sending the best message of multiculturalism.
The market is also active on the occasion of Sacrifice. There are many Malayalees who cannot go home due to high ticket prices. The Gulf region continues to see increased rate hikes ahead of holidays and festivals. Meanwhile, expatriate families including Malayalees are preparing to visit various Gulf countries during the festive season.