Eid Al Fitr will be celebrated on Tuesday

Anwar Ahmad
Filed on August 29, 2011
Eid Al Fitr will be celebrated on Tuesday

Eid Al Fitr will be celebrated on Tuesday, August 30 across the country, Minister of Justice Dr Hadef Jouan Al Dhahiri announced on Monday evening in the Capital.

Addressing a Press conference in Abu Dhabi, the minister said that the observation of the evening sky did establish the sighting of crescent moon, marking the beginning of the month of Shawwal.

Necessary investigations and communication with the neighbouring countries were also made to determine the sighting of the moon, he said, after which it was decided that Tuesday, August 30, will be first day of Shawwal in the country.

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