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Attempts are being made to the spot the crescent moon today. f the moon is sighted, Eid-al-Fitr will be celebrated tomorrow, June 15.

Eid in full is, "Eid ul Fitr", it is the first sight of the new moon.

The moon sighting committee under the Islamic Foundation decides when Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated in Bangladesh. In Peshawar, the unofficial moon sighting committee of the mosque under the patronage of Mufti Shahabudin Popalzai once again announced Eid at 10pm when 14 witnesses testified.

The observance begins the morning after the crescent moon is visibly sighted, marking the beginning of the new month.

This is the first time in recent history, Muslims in India and Pakistan have started the fasting of Ramadan on the same day.

In case the new moon is not sighted today then the First Day of Eid al Fitr 2018 will be on Saturday June 16, 2018.

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Every year, Eid al-Fitr is a big celebration with the Salat al-Eid being recited.

Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Indonesia, Turkey and Malaysia have announced an end to this year's Ramadan fast, TV station, Aljazeera, is reporting. People wear new clothes and eat sewayi.

A second Eid festival - Eid al-Adha, which means "feast of the sacrifice" - is celebrated just over two months after Eid al-Fitr, at the same time when many Muslims perform the Hajj pilgrimage.

NPP says Muslims should pray for Nana Akufo-Addo and Dr. Bawumia. After participating in congregational prayers, Muslims will gather with friends and family to exchange gifts and share special holiday meals.

It is also set to be a big weekend of shopping, with discounts of up to 90 per cent at more than 1,500 outlets at 15 malls in Abu Dhabi for a 24-hour Eid mega sale.

Bangladesh Meteorological Department has 78 stations across the nation; the National Moon-Sighting Committee also maintains close contact with them in case of adverse weather.

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