KATHMANDU — Muslims across the country are observing Eid-ul-Fitr with zest and zeal on Thursday.
The festival marks the culmination of the holy month of Ramadan during which Muslims observe a stringent dawn-to-dusk fast.
The great festival of the Islamic community is being observed with great gaiety and gusto by reciting special Namaz, offering prayers in mosque, receiving blessings from elders and giving blessings to juniors.
On this day, Muslims gathered mainly in the mosque or any outdoor location in the early morning for prayer and break their fast feasting on delicacies.
The government has declared a public holiday today on the occasion.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.