Saudi Arabia, UAE to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday

The Shawwal crescent was also not sighted in the UAE on Saturday and therefore, Sunday, May 1, will be the last day of the Ramadan
Saudi Arabia, UAE to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday
The crescent of the holy month of Ramadhan was not sighted in Saudi Arabia on Saturday evening meaning the month-long fast will begin in the kingdom from Monday May 2. (File photo)@hsharifain/Twitter

Srinagar, April 30: Saudi Arabia has declared Monday, May 2 as the first day of Shawwal as the crescent moon was not sighted on Saturday.

Accordingly, Sunday will be the last day of Ramadan and Monday will be the first day of Shawwal, reported Gulf News.

The Shawwal crescent was not sighted in the UAE on Saturday and therefore, Sunday, May 1, will be the last day of the Ramadan, and Monday May 2 will be the first day of Eid Al Fitr, according to the UAE Moon Sighting Committee.

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