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This year, Eid al-Fitr is divided into 3 days, with some countries celebrating its beginning on Sunday and others on Monday and the third Tuesday.
Countries announced Eid al-Fitr on Sunday
The International Astronomical Union (IAU) said last Saturday that it was not possible to see the crescent moon of Shawwal and that the three countries had declared Sunday to be the first day of Lent, despite confirming the absence of the moon in the sky after sunset. Afghanistan, Niger and Mali.
Countries declared Eid al-Fitr on Monday
The Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman Sultanate, Djibouti, Jordan, Morocco, Yemen and Palestine, 21 Arab countries, have declared Monday, the first day of Eid al – Fitr, 1443 AH. , Syria, Lebanon, Sudan, Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria and Mauritania. Libya, Iraq and Somalia.
Indonesia, Turkey and Malaysia also announced Monday as the first day of Eid.
Countries declared Eid al-Fitr on Tuesday
Pakistan, Iran, Bangladesh, India and the Comoros are among the countries that have announced that the crescent moon of the month of Shawwal has not been confirmed and that the first day of Eid al-Fitr is Tuesday.
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