Eid-ul-Fitr to be celebrated in Mangaluru, Udupi on May 24

Egyptians rush to buy treats before Eid al Fitr curfew

He wished all Muslims Happy Eid-ei-fitr. Eid is one of the biggest festivals of Islam and is celebrated with much fervour around the world.

However a confirmation from Saudi Royal Court is still awaited.

When is Eid-ul-Fitr? The Committee said the crescent sighting was not confirmed tonight.

The Supreme Court of Saudi Arabia tasked with the responsibility of reporting the sighting or lack thereof announced the decision earlier in the day.

"As the month of Ramadan is gradually coming to an end and the Eid-el-fitr is approaching, it is crucial to reiterate that we are living in unusual times when nearly everything normal has become abnormal, including social gatherings and large congregational prayers", the sultan said.

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The moon is likely to be sighted on Friday evening. The Ramazan eid is also known as Meethi Eid, with Muslims serving sevaiyaan for the special feast.

Catch live updates of moon sighting in Saudi Arabia.

President Rodrigo Duterte has declared May 25 as a regular holiday for the observance of Eid'l Fitr or the culmination of the Fasting of Ramadan. "Eid ul- Fitr gives the message of tolerance and equality", the Chief Minister said. This signifies that tomorrow will be the end of 30 days of Ramadan. Usually, the celebration in India is marked a day after the Eid is celebrated in the United Arab Emirates. "Saturday will be the last day of Ramadan", Egypt's Grand Mufti Shawki Allam said in a televised statement.

Eid al-Fitr prayers will not be performed in mosques in Turkey due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, the country's top religious body announced Thursday. They have observed dawn-to-dusk fasts in the holy month of Ramadan or Ramzan.

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