Pakistan minister announces first day of Eid Al Fitr 2020

 khaleejtimes.com  05/23/2020 09:44:05  3  Web Report

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Filed on May 23, 2020
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Eid Al Fitr will begin on Sunday in Pakistan,Minister for Science and TechnologyChaudhry Fawad Hussain said on Saturday.

The minister said that the calendar has been prepared by the ministry of science and technology,Eidwill be celebrated on May 24 in many countries including Pakistan. He also shared 'The Ruet' link onTwitter.

https://t.co/1PGTvVLynC *Step 1:* Download app*Step 2:* Select City and Month (Shawal)*Step 3* Go to Navigation part and click on Search ?? option*Step 4* Write Moon*Step 5* Move your phone towards the direction of moon shown in App

*You will find the moon right there*

- Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) June 4, 2019

Saturday will be the last day of the holy month of Ramadan, and Sunday is the first day of Eid Al Fitr in many countries.

Relevant authorities in the said countries convened Friday evening and could not detect the Shawwal month crescent moon, and therefore declared that Saturday, the 23rd of May, is the last day of Ramadan 1441 H, and that Sunday, the 24th of May, is the first day of the lunar month.

Earlier, UAE and Saudi Arabia made similar announcements.

Pakistan has earlier announced six-day Eid holidays from May 22 to 27 both of public and private sector. According to a notification issued by the Ministry of Interior, Friday, May 22 to Wednesday, May 27, will be Eid holidays in Pakistan.

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