HM the King’s Eid video message reaches 50M views
TDT | Manama
A video of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, expressing his best wishes to Bahrainis and residents on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr, has generated more than 50 million views. HM the King sent a text message to citizens and residents on Eid with a link to the video, which has been shared across several media platforms including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and WhatsApp.
Several Gulf and Arab social media accounts joined in the festive mood and lauded HM the King’s paternal sentiments that touched warmly the hearts of all people in Bahrain and beyond, in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic affecting the whole world.
“On the occasion of the blessed Eid Al Fitr, we send to all of you our congratulations, praying to Allah the Almighty to bless you with health and wellness, wishing you a blessed Eid,” HM the King said in the SMS.
“Inshallah you will celebrate Eid on several future occasions. May you be every year in good health. Thank you.” Citizens and residents have expressed pride and delight with the cordial and affectionate gesture.
Ministries and public institutions responded with expressions of thanks and gratitude, while various Gulf and Arab news sites and social media platforms reported citizens’ elated reactions to the royal message.