Here's when Eid Al Fitr will be announced in Oman

Clay Curtis
June 14, 2018

This year, their answer has been: "Either on June 15 or 16". 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.

Eid ul-Fitr 2018 Moon Sighting: Muslims all over the world observe Ramadan, which is marked by intense fasting - from dawn to dusk - which finally ends in nightly feasts. They are also expected to abstain from worldly desires and offer special prayers.

The date of Eid ul-Fitr typically varies from country to country, depending on whether the moon has been seen. A moon-sighting committee has been drafted for this goal. "Therefore, tomorrow we will be sure to know if Thursday will be the last day of Ramadan or Friday", Al Rahbi told the Times of Oman.

Eid festivities begin after the sighting of the crescent moon.

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The Ministry of Local government says in a statement that the Muslim Association of Malawi has indicated the moon might be sighted on Thursday, Friday or Saturday.

On Thursday, the sun in Delhi-NCR will set at 7:22 pm and that is when devotees will break their fast.

Earlier in the week, it was announced that public sector workers in the UAE would get at least Thursday, June 14 off for the Eid Al Fitr long weekend.

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