Moon Sighted In Afghanistan, Eid-Ul-Fitr On Monday, Announces Taliban’s Govt  

Moon Sighted in Afghanistan, Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday, Announces Taliban’s Govt

KABUL: Taliban government in Afghanistan has announced the sighting of Shawwal moon and Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday.

According to the Afghan Interior Ministry, evidence of the moon sighting has been received from Farah, Ghazni, Kandahar, and Ghor so Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated in the country on Sunday.

Taliban spokesman and Deputy Information Minister Zabihullah Mujahid also announced Eid- ul-Fitr on Sunday and congratulated all Afghans.

It should be noted that the moon of Shawwal has not been seen in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, after which Eid-ul-Fitr will be there on Monday, May 2.

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What Is Eid-ul-Fitr

Eid al-Fitr, is the earlier of the two official holidays celebrated within Islam. The religious holiday is celebrated by Muslims worldwide because it marks the end of the month-long dawn-to-sunset fasting of Ramadan.

Why is Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated?

Eid-Ul-Fitr, also known as Meethi Eid, marks the end of Roza (fast), which is observed during the whole month of Ramadan. On Eid-Ul-Fitr, Muslims thank Allah for offering them health and resistance during Ramadan. They wear new clothes, prepare special delicacies, do charity, and get together with their loved ones.Moon Sighted In Afghanistan

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