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Eid al-Fitr holiday for UAE private sector announced

Eid al-Fitr holiday for UAE private sector announced

The UAE's Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has announced a national holiday for private sector employees to mark Eid Al Fitr.

Mr Dambazau also urged all Nigerians, irrespective of their religion, to use the occasion of the celebration to pray for the peace, unity, prosperity and stability of the nation. The first day of Shawwāl is Eid al-Fitr.

Eid ul-Fitr 2018 Moon Sighting: Muslims all over the world observe Ramadan, which is marked by intense fasting - from dawn to dusk - which finally ends in nightly feasts. However, the number of days in the month is only established after sighting of the moon. According to astronomical parameters, there is a "slight" chance of sighting the new moon on Thursday. As has been the case many times in past, Eid is celebrated on one day in some parts of the country, and on another day in others.

"If it is sighted on Thursday then the holiday will be on Friday, if the moon is sighted on Friday or Saturday, the holiday will be on Monday", the ministry says.

Trudeau 'stabbed us in back' on trade, says Trump chief economic adviser
"We are being taken advantage of by virtually every one of those countries", Trump told a news conference on Tuesday. Trudeau, in Quebec City for bilateral meetings with non-G7 leaders after the summit, did not comment as he arrived.

Islam follows the lunar calendar, based on phases of the Moon.

This year, Eid ul-Fitr in India is expected to begin on the evening of June 14, Thursday and end on the evening of June 15, Friday.

These institutions will resume normal operations on Wednesday, June 20, sources said.


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