Eid-Al-Fitr will most likely be June 15, says IAC

Schools across Dubai will close from Thursday in celebration of Eid Al Fitr which has yet to be announced. Satish Kumar  The National

Schools across Dubai will close from Thursday in celebration of Eid Al Fitr which has yet to be announced. Satish Kumar The National

Beside the Central Ruet-e-Hial Committee, zonal committees will hold meetings in major cities of the country to collect evidence regarding the sighting of Shawal moon.

According to Met Office, the new moon of Shawwal, 1439 AH will be born on crossing conjunction point at 00-45 PST on June 14.

NAIJ.com earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari, in the evening of Monday, June 4, broke the Ramadan fast with state governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in his official residence inside Aso Rock, the seat of power in Abuja.

Muscat: The Shawwal Moon sighting Committee will gather tomorrow, Thursday, between 6:00-8:30 pm to confirm the sighting of Shawwal crescent.

Asst Commandant among 4 BSF men killed in Pak firing
The deceased have been identified as Assistant Commandant Jitender Singh, SI Rajneesh, ASI Ramniwas and Constable Hansraj. According to BSF officials, Pakistan Rangers opened fire when a patrol team arrived near the border at around 9.45pm.

The public holidays for the Eid are fixed on next Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

"The general public is hereby informed that Friday, 15th June, 2018 which marks the celebration of Eidul-Fitr, is a statutory public holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country", the statement from the Ministry said.

Saudi Arabia's King Salman also issued a directive last Tuesday to extend this year's Eid Al Fitr holiday.

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