Thursday, 13 December, 2018

Here's when Eid Al Fitr will be announced in Oman

Eid al Fitr 2015 Significance History And Lesser Known Facts About The Biggest Islamic Festival Eid al Fitr Significance History And Lesser Known Facts About The Biggest Islamic FestivalReuters
Ellis Copeland | 14 June, 2018, 10:35

Mr Dambazau also urged all Nigerians, irrespective of their religion, to use the occasion of the celebration to pray for the peace, unity, prosperity and stability of the nation. The Saudi government and the Supreme Court have called on Muslims and citizens to report to the nearest court on sighting the new crescent moon or Shawwal crescent.

Eid Al Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the Holy Month which sees practising Mulsims fast from sunrise to sunset each day.

An expert privy to the matter told The Express Tribune that there are nearly "no" chances of Shawaal moon sighting on the eve of June 14.

Traditionally, both public and private sector workers receive two to three days off to celebrate Eid Al Fitr.

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When is Eid? Many Muslims are often asked this question in the month of Ramzan as their friends wait for Eid delicacies.

The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources has declared that the holidays will begin from Thursday, June 14, and the festival will be celebrated on Friday.

"Tomorrow's meeting will conclude if the first day of Eid is going to be on Friday or Saturday in the Sultanate", said Yousuf Al Rahbi, Assistant Director of Astronomy Affairs Department at the Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs. This month's new moon falls on June 13 at 19:43 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time).

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