Many Muslims attend prayers and listen to a Khutba or sermon on the first day of the month of Shawwal, in every corner of the district. "May this revered festival inspire us all to foster greater unity amidst our differences in faith and culture", Duterte said in a message on Eid'lFitr celebration. Eid-el-fitr is also a time of stock taking as Muslims use the period of the Ramadan fasting to take an objective assessment of their areas of strength and weakness.
"The Nigeria Labour Congress celebrates with our Muslim brothers and sisters on the occasion of Eid-el-Fitr".
Moroccan astronomer and researcher Abdelaziz Kharbouch Al Ifrani, whose previous predictions for Ramadan and other religious celebrations this year were all correct, told Morocco World News earlier this month that the country will celebrate Eid on Friday.
Fatima Coovadia of the Saskatoon Human Rights Commission remembered when the entire Muslim congregation could fit into the mosque on Copland Crescent for Eid in 2002.
Prayers gave way to a party-like atmosphere Friday at the SeaGate Convention Centre, where an estimated 5,000 Muslims gathered to celebrate Eid al-Fitr - the celebratory culmination of Ramadan.
Image The first event in 2011 attracted about 12,000 people
Mateen Raazi, a member of the IAOS in Saskatoon, said it was "delightful" to see such a large number of people involved.
Ramadan, one of the Five Pillars of Islam which lasts between 29 and 30 days, is based on when a new moon is sighted by local religious authorities.
Once again, Eid Mubarak to our Muslim constituents here in Ghana and across the globe. The word "Eid" itself brings a smile to any Muslim. Because you know we live in a country that is not Muslim. Donations and gifts to charities are common on the day of Eid.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani received scores of well-wishers on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr at Al Wajba Palace Friday morning. Read Also: Eid 2018: Special Phirni recipesto spread the cheer this season Eid-ul-Fitr symbolises peace and brotherhood.
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