While Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Sudan have confirmed the Sighting of new Shawwal Moon today, April 20, to signal the end of the month of Ramadan during which Muslims observed Fasting, Dubai, Australia, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Thailand, Japan and Philippines have officially confirmed that they had not sighted the moon today and therefore Ramadan Fasting will continue tomorrow, April 21.
This means that while Muslims in the first set of countries observe Eid-el-Fitr tomorrow, Friday, others will observe their own on Saturday.
Reporters say that India and Pakistan are also going to observe their Eid-el-Fitr on Saturday, as tomorrow is their last day of Ramadan.
Oman also announced that Saturday will be first day of Eid Al Fitr even as
Qatar announced Friday as first day of Eid Al Fitr
Eid Al Fitr.
Saudi Arabia issued official confirmation that the first day of Eid el Fitr will fall on April 21, Friday.
Today, April 20, the moon-sighting committee in the kingdom announced that April 20 would be the last day of the month of Ramadan and that Eid el Fitr would be celebrated from Friday onwards.
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