Eid Al-Fitr to begin Wednesday as crescent moon not sighted

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Mon, 2024-04-08 18:52

RIYADH: The Shawwal crescent moon was not sighted on Monday evening, Ramadan 29, announced Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court. 

Tuesday will be the final day of the holy month, and Eid Al-Fitr celebrations will commence on Wednesday, April 10.

Eid Al-Fitr prayer will take place across the Kingdom on Wednesday shortly after sunrise, with thorough arrangements made to accommodate worshippers for the annual Eid prayer.

Saudi astronomer Abdullah Al-Khudairi, director of the Astronomy Observatory in Sudair, prepares to sight the crescent moon. (File/AN photo)
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