Egypt’s Mufti greets Sisi on mid-Shaaban
Saturday، 20 April 2019 - 11:51 AM
Egypt’s Mufti Shawki Allam greeted President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on the advent of mid-Shaaban night to be marked on Saturday.
In a statement on Friday, Allam urged Egyptians to embrace the true values of Islam.
This night marks the change of Qibla - the Muslim prayer direction - from Jerusalem to Mecca.
Mid-Shaaban is the 15th day of the eighth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. Shaaban is the month that precedes the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan.