Turkey’s president marks Muslim holy night
I wish this blessed night brings goodness for the Turkish nation, Islamic world, all humanity, says Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Turkey’s president on Tuesday evening marked a holy night for Muslims worldwide.
"I wish this blessed night, which is covered by Allah's mercy, grace and compassion, brings goodness for the Turkish nation, the Islamic world and all humanity," Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Twitter.
Erdogan added the fourth verse of Surah Ad-Dukhan from the Muslim holy book, the Quran, to his tweet: "On that night is made distinct every precise matter."
The Night of Barat is a blessed night observed by Muslims on the night occurring between the 14th and 15th day of the eighth month of the Islamic calendar - Sha’ban.It is regarded as the night when people’s fortunes for the coming year are decided and when Allah may choose to forgive sinners. Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.