DH Latest NewsDH NEWSLatest NewsNEWSGulf

Gulf countries announce first day of Shawwal

Riyadh: Eid Al Fitr will be celebrated in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Iraq, Australia, Singapore and the UAE on Monday, May 2. The Shawwal crescent moon was not sighted on Saturday, April 30. Hence, May 1, will be the last day of Ramadan.

This announcement was made by the authorities in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain.

Also Read; Qatar announces first day of Shawwal 

Eid Al Fitr is marked on the first day of Shawwal – the month that comes after Ramadan in the Hijri calendar. Eid al Fitr marks the end Ramadan – the month of fasting in which Muslims across the world refrained from eating and drinking during day time.


Post Your Comments

Back to top button