FG declares Friday, Monday, public holidays for Eid -El Fitr

Eid al-Fitr 2018 date in Pakistan, India, UAE, Saudi Arabia, UK and other countries around the world

If Ramadan ends at 29 days and Eid falls on Friday, private sector firms will be closed until Saturday, with work resuming on Sunday.

Minister of human resources and Emiratisation Nasser bin Thani al-Hamli congratulated the country's leaders, citizens and residents on the occasion.

Well, the UAE government has declared that the Eid Al Fitr holiday will begin on Thursday for public sector workers, while private sector workers are still waiting to find out if they'll be getting a long weekend.

Now, the government has announced the holiday dates for the private sector.


The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet on Thursday evening in Karachi for Shawal moon sighting.

Like millions of Muslims around the world, Indian devotees celebrate the month of Ramadan, the solemn period of reassessment by abstaining from eating, drinking, and other activities from dawn to dusk.

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

A formal announcement regarding Eid-ul-Fitr will be made after evidence of moon sighting is collected from different parts of the country.

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