Eid-el-Fitr: Trump greets Muslim, no celebration in White House

Department, there are visible chances of the Eid moon being sighted on June 25 (today).

The Eid festival marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadhan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar.

Brucaj highlighted that Eid al-Fitr is the day to respect the elderly with gratitude and love, to stand by the people in need of attention, while he wished all believers for such an important day.

Bahrain has declared Sunday (June 25) as the first day of Eid Al Fitr after official announcements were made in Saudi Arabia of sightings of the new Shawwal crescent. It is a spiritual event to the entire Muslim where Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.

Chairing the Committee's meeting, Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman appealed to media not to air any reports with a formal announcement.

"Happy Eid-el-Fitr", the statement said.

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The first announcement will come from Bangladesh followed by India and Pakistan.

Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated in most of the Arab States besides United States, United Kingdom and other European countries with religious fervour on completion of the holy month Ramzan, ARY News reported on Sunday. Fasting is one of the five pillars of Islam.

The day begins with early morning prayers and then family visits and feasts. These people will start the fasting a day later than the rest of the world. The festival is celebrated by the 1.6 billion Muslims across the globe.

"Taiwan is a hospitable country", the president said in the video. On Sunday these countries will celebrate the Eid.

"May the noble ideals associated with Eid-ul-Fitr enrich our lives with peace, harmony and the spirit of humanity", he said in a statement.

As Minister of Canadian Heritage and Minister responsible for Multiculturalism, I wish everyone observing Eid al-Fitr a joyous celebration.

  • Jack Mann