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Eid ul Fitr to be marked in Saudi Arabia, UAE on Monday

Update : 01 May 2022, 10:28

The moon sighting authorities of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) did not sight the Shawwal crescent on Saturday, and as a result, the countries will mark Eid ul Fitr on Monday.

"The Crescent of Shawaal 1443 was NOT SEEN today, subsequently, the month of Ramadan will complete 30 days tomorrow and Monday 2nd May, 2022 will be the day of Eid," the official Twitter account of Haramain announced.

Eid Al Fitr marks the end of Ramadan and marks the first day of the Shawwal, the tenth month of the Islamic calendar.

The  Saudi Ministry of Huùan Resources announced recently that the private and public sectors will both enjoy a four-day Eid Al Fitr holiday and the holidays will start on April 30 in Saudi Arabia. The United Arab Emirates has approved a 9-day long holiday.

Bangladesh, India and Pakistan are planning to celebrate Eid Al Fitr on May 3.

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