Expected Date of Eid ul Fitr 2022 in Pakistan shared on this Preparation Point Page. Astronomers have predicted that the Shawwal moon is likely to be sighted on the evening of May 2, according to which Eid ul Fitr will fall on Tuesday, May 3, this year, Daily Jang reported.
As per media reports, the astronomers said that the moon is expected to be born between April 30 and May 1 on crossing conjunction point at 1:28am PST.
Eid ul Fitr 2022 Moon Sighting in Pakistan
The Islamic calendar is lunar and based on the moon’s sighting compared to the Gregorian calendar, a solar calendar. Determining the date of the Eid ul Fitr 2022 in Pakistan depends on the sighting of the crescent moon (a day after the new moon). As such, the process of determining the date of the Eid Ul Fitr can only be performed under cover of the night. Should the crescent moon not be spotted, Ramadan continues for another day.
Eid ul Fitr 2022 in Pakistan date
Eid Ul Fitr 2022 in Pakistan will fall on the evening of Monday, May 2 and ends on Thursday, May 5. Eid-ul-Fitr 2022 moon sighting highlights: There is a wafer-thin chance that Muslims in India and other South Asian countries may celebrate this year’s Eid-al-Fitr with their Muslim brethren in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, UK, USA and others, if Shawwal crescent moon is sighted tomorrow.
Eid ul Fitr 2022 in Pakistan holidays
Eid ul Fitr 2022 is a public holiday in Pakistan and is typically celebrated for three whole days. As per the announcement made by the federal government, a four-day public starts on 2 May and will last until 5 May. Schools and most businesses will be closed during the public holiday in Pakistan.
Eid ul Fitr in Pakistan
Rising early on the dawn of Eid, the rich and the poor wash, dress up in new clothes, and start the day with a light breakfast consisting of fine wheat noodles mixed with milk and commonly known as Vermicelli.
Govt announces Eid holiday schedule
The Government of Pakistan Tuesday issued the schedule for the Eid ul Fitr holidays, which will start on May 2 (Monday), Geo News reported, according to a notification issued in this regard.
The 4-day holiday will begin on May 2 and continue till May 5 (Thursday), the notification said after Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s approval.
Sources said that a summary of a three-day holiday was sent to the prime minister, however, he approved a four-day holiday.
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