Asia Times Celebrated this Eid With World Journalists ; 7 Journalists from the 5 Countries takes part in a very special programme

New Delhi : ( Asia Times / Ashraf Ali Bastavi ) Many congratulations and Eid Mubarak to all of you on Eid 2020. This is the first Eid of our lives in which we cannot embrace and congratulate each other because of Covid 19 . but don’t mind Let's celebrate this Eid at home with our family members only. This week Asia Times was decided to make your Eid something special and tried to get Eid Greetings from all over the world .

It is our great pleasure, in a very short notice we received a very good result. Iraqi lady Journalist Nagham Tamimi , Umar Al Bashir from Sudan, Senior journalist Garba Muhammad from Nigeria Assadullah Ludin from Afghanistan , three journalist from Indonesia, Totak Suryanto. Ariyo Ardi, and Bambang Purwanto Joined us .

We asked to them only one question to the media friends across the world What difference do you feel on this Eid from the previous ?


Read what they said

Nagham Tamimi Editor Hona al Iraqi "We have been accustomed to the joys of Eid since childhood. The joy and happiness of Eid is hidden in the meeting of relatives and friends. But this year the global epidemic took away that opportunity. May Allah grant us peace and protect us from all kinds of diseases.  

Happy Eid, and Happy New Year, Eid is a great opportunity and opportunity for love and meeting with family and friends, but in the shadow of the Corona pandemic we must pay attention and we have to follow the instructions and maintain our safety and the safety of those we love. Allah.  Hassan Bashir, media officer, Omani Dhofar Club

Totok Suryanto, Vice Editor in Chief tvOne, Indonesia said in his Eid Greeting Allahu Akbar Allahu Akbar Walila ilham, I am Totok Suryanto from tvOne Indonesia. Now, we are in Indonesia, still in Covid-19 desease. This is our difference Ied Mubarak.We are praying Ied at home and practising health protocol.

Bambang Purwanto from Indonesia said .This year’s Eid-ul-Fitr is different from those in the previous years becauae we are now facing challenges including the COVID-19 pandemic. However, we should not be desperate over this test from Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala and Inshaa Allah we will all be able to pass this test.

I wish you happy Eid-al-Fitr 1441 Hijr. May Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala accept all our deeds. Wassalamu’alaykum


 Eid celebration in Indonesia is a huge gathering event between family and friends.This year we are asked to stay home. Even MUI or Indonesia Ulema Council is urging people to pray at home. One of news tv station in Indonesia iNews Deputy Editor in Chief, Ariyo Ardi said from me to you Happy Eid Mubarak to all my moslem brothers and sisters in India.Taqabbalallahu minna wa minkum.


The Eid ul fitr in Nigeria is celebrated today . After moon sighting of in Saudi Arabi most of states are in this region is celebrating Eid today . Due to Coroan Virus there is a direction to Lockdown no movment .We are not allowed to go Eid Grounds for Parayers . Every one is supposed to pray at HOME .It is sad but reality is this.  Garaba Mohammad ,Journalist Nigeria


Happy Eid to all muslims around the Globe ,Eid Mubarak, You Know this eid is widely different  because of Covid-19, So my Message for you is  to be Stay HOME Stay Safe . Stay at Home as much as you can .Assadullah Ludin ,Kabul Afghanistan



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