Saudi Arabia will celebrate Eid Al-Fitr on April 21st, as the Shawwal moon was sighted on April 20th.
The sighting committee in the Tumair observatory confirmed that the Shawwal crescent moon was visible, indicating that Ramadan would last 29 days this year.
In a statement issued by the Royal Court, the Crescent Department of the Supreme Court declared that April 21st, corresponding to Shawwal 01, 1444 Hijri, would mark the first day of Eid Al-Fitr.
The Supreme Court extended their congratulations to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, the Crown Prince, all citizens, residents, and Muslims, praying to Allah Almighty to accept the Muslims’ fasting, night prayers, and good deeds, and to preserve the Kingdom’s security, stability, and prosperity.
Eid Al-Fitr is a significant religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to mark the end of Ramadan. It is a time for family gatherings, feasting, and sharing gifts with loved ones.
The announcement of the Eid Al-Fitr date is eagerly anticipated by Muslims worldwide, as it marks the end of a month-long period of fasting and prayer.
The Supreme Court’s statement highlights the importance of religious devotion and unity within the Muslim community, calling for continued prayers and good deeds to preserve the Kingdom’s security and prosperity.
The announcement of the Eid Al-Fitr date brings a sense of joy and celebration to Muslims worldwide, as they mark the end of a significant period of spiritual reflection and renewal.