Eid ul-Fitr: Saudi Arabia declares Sunday the Holy Eid ul Fitre day

Saudi Arabia declares Sunday the Holy Eid ul Fitre day.

Eid ul-Fitr means ‘the festival of breaking the fast‘, marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan.

Yesterday, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Kuwait, Iraq, Qatar, and other Arab countries announced that the Sunday will be the first day of Eid ul-Fitr 1438.

Iran, Oman, Morocco, South Africa, Brunei, and Sri Lanka have not sighted the moon, and thus declared Monday June 26 as the first day of Eid al-Fitr after completing 30 days Siam. They got the opportunity of completing 30 siam in 1438.

Bangladesh, Pakistan, India may observe the moon today (sunday) to declare their Eid-al-Fitre tomorrow. If they cannot see the moon today, they will break Ramadan the day after tomorrow through observing Hoy Eid-ul-Fitre.

These countries started Ramadan from May 28th and so Sunday will be the 29th of Ramadan for them.

Eid-ul-Fitre means “the festival of breaking fast”, marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan.

Turkey and Muslim communities in North America, Europe and Australia had previously announced they would celebrate Eid al-Fitr from Sunday June 25 based on astronomical calculations.

Eid ul-Fitr is is an official holiday in all Muslim-majority countries. For Holy Eid-ul-Fitre, Saudi Arabia declared 23 days leave starting from 16th June 2017 in this year.

The following countries confirmed their Eid-ul-Fitre on 25th June 2017 (today).

eid-ul-fitre leave

Confirmed Eid-Ul-Fitre in June 25
  • Australia
  • Algeria
  • Bahrain
  • Canada
  • Egypt
  • Iraq (Sunnis)
  • Indonesia
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Palestine
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Syria
  • Sudan
  • Tunisia
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Malaysia
  • UAE
  • UK
  • United States
  • Yemen

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