24th May declared as Eid al-fitr

The minister of Islamic Affairs Ahmed Zahir has announced 24th May (Sunday) would be Eid Al-fitr.

The announcement made tonight by the minister during a press conference. Speaking at the press conference the moon signalling the month of Shawwal was not visible to any part of the country nor to other Islamic nations on 29th day of the month of Ramadan which is today.

Under this guideline set for procedure set the ministry tomorrow would be considered as the last day of Ramadan.

Eid Al-Fitr marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan and the beginning month of Shawwal in Islamic Hijri Calendar.

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