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Eid Al Fitr 2023 In Saudi Arabia – Moon Sighting Saudi Arabia Live

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Eid Al Fitr 2023 In Saudi Arabia – Moon Sighting Saudi Arabia Live for 1st Shawwal, 1444 Eid-Ul-Fitr 2023. Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court on Tuesday urged Muslims across the kingdom to observe the crescent moon on Thursday, April 20. “The Supreme Court urged anyone who saw the crescent moon with the naked eye or through binoculars to report to the nearest court and register their testimony. Saudi Press Agency has reported. So, we are hoping this Mahe Ramadan will last 30 days and the Eid festival will celebrate on 21st April (Friday) 2023. Eid ul Fitr in Makkah, Madina 2023.

Eid Al Fitr 2023 In Saudi Arabia – Moon Sighting Saudi Arabia Live

Eid Al Fitr 2023 will start on Friday, April 21 in Saudi Arabia. Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has issued official confirmation that the first day of Eid Al Fitr will fall on April 21, Friday.

The Shawwal crescent was spotted in Tamir, on Thursday, according to an Al Arabiya reporter, meaning the first day of Eid Al-Fitr will be on Friday, April 21.

EventEid ul Fitr 2023
DateFriday, April 21, 2023
Hijri Date1 Shawwal 1444 AH

Moon Sighting Saudi Arabia Live for 1st Shawwal

Meanwhile, astronomers in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates said that Eid al-Fitr could start from Saturday as the Shawwal moon is expected to be visible to the naked eye on Friday evening and not on Thursday, Al Arabiya English previously reported.

Eid Al Fitr 2023 In Saudi Arabia - Moon Sighting Saudi Arabia Live

Technically, the moon will be visible in the sky on Thursday evening, but it will not be illuminated by the sun’s rays and will be difficult to see without specialist equipment, Majid Abu Zahra of the Jeddah Astronomical Society was quoted in the report.

In a statement, the IAC said sighting the crescent on Thursday may not be possible in most countries of the Arab and Islamic world, except for parts of West Africa starting from Libya. “But spotting remains very difficult and requires a precise telescope, professional monitoring and exceptional weather conditions,” it said.

The IAC, however, clarified that its prediction is based on astronomical information. The exact date shall be confirmed only by the authorities based on the sighting of the new moon.

Eid-ul-Fitr marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan which began on March 23.

Eid Al Fitr holiday 2023 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development said that the public holidays would officially begin on Friday, April 21, which is already a weekend. The ministry said that private and non-profit sectors would have four days of holiday on top of the weekend after the end of work on Thursday. Work is expected to resume on April 29 while schools reopen on 30 April. Eid Al Fitr is a public holiday that begins at the end of the Holy month of Ramadan.

Eid Al Fitr holiday 2023 in UAE

Meanwhile, with around four days remaining for the holy month of Ramadan, UAE residents have already started planning for the holiday, as the long weekend is expected from Thursday, April 20 to Sunday, April 23. Employees in the Kingdom’s private and non-profit sectors will enjoy a four-day paid holiday starting Thursday after work, according to an earlier announcement by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development.

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Eid-ul-Fitr 2023 is a public holiday in Saudi Arabia. The exact date of the holiday varies each year based on the Islamic lunar calendar. In Saudi Arabia, Eid ul Fitr usually lasts three days, starting on the first day of Shawwal, and most businesses and government offices are closed during this time. On the morning of the first day of Eid, Muslims gather in large groups to offer a special prayer called the Eid prayer. It is a time of prayers, family gatherings and exchange of gifts and sweets.