Id-El-Fitr: FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays

Schools across Dubai will close from Thursday in celebration of Eid Al Fitr which has yet to be announced. Satish Kumar  The National

This week, after the sighting of the moon, Muslims will mark the end of the holiest month in the Islamic calendar and start the lunar month Shawwal.

Following the sighting of the moon, people seen greeting each other and began celebrating Eid.

According to the Met Office, there are fewer chances of the moon being sighted on Thursday, June 14, with a chance of Eid-ul -Fitr being celebrated on Saturday, June 16 across Pakistan.

NAIJ.com earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari, in the evening of Monday, June 4, broke the Ramadan fast with state governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in his official residence inside Aso Rock, the seat of power in Abuja.

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"Though compared to Pakistan, chances are slightly higher that Shawwal crescent moon will be sighted on June 14 evening in other Islamic countries such as Saudi Arabia and Qatar due to their location", he said, adding, "Now it depends on the federal government whether it announces Eid to be celebrated across Pakistan on June 16 (Saturday) on the basis of scientific calculations or on June 15 (Friday) on the basis of "evidence".

The beginning of the lunar month Shawwal will fall on the same day in Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Algeria, Libya, Egypt, and Kuwait, i.e. on June 15.

The statement asked all and sundry to observe the day as such throughout the country.

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