Rabat - The holy feast of Eid Al Fitr in Morocco will be celebrated on Monday, according to a press release from the Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Endowment.
Rabat – The holy feast of Eid Al Fitr in Morocco will be celebrated on Monday, according to a press release from the Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Endowment.
The moon-sighting committee in Morocco has announced that Monday June 26, will be the first day of the month of Shawwal and thus Eid Al Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
After observing the fast for 30 days of Ramadan, the people of Morocco along with neighboring countries will be celebrating Eid Al Fitr on Monday June 26.
According to a communique published by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Endowments, after a number of legitimate measures and calculations run by special moon-sighting committees across the country, it was established that Monday is the first day of Shawwal, marking the first day of Eid Al Fitr in Morocco.
For June 24, the astronomers predicted the moon can be seen after 19-26 minutes of Sunset in most Muslim countries across the world.
As Ramadan drew to a close, moon sighting committees were deployed across Morocco to observe the moon on Saturday’s night. As soon as a committee views the crescent moon, it reports that the month of Ramadan is complete and the next month has begun.
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, France, Qatar and Turkey, all announced on Saturday’s night that Eid El Fitr would be celebrated on Sunday. The sighting of the moon in most Muslim countries coincides with the astronomical calculations and predictions made by the International Astronomical Center.