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Monday, June 26 declared public holiday

Monday, June 26 declared public holiday”

Eid Mubarak can therefore be taken to mean "blessed Eid" or "blessed celebration". Every year, it becomes shorter by 11 or 12 days. As per IE report, in the morning of Eid al-Fitr, people wake up early, pray Salat ul-Fajr (daily prayers).

When does Eid al-Fitr happen?

The occasion will be marked this year in Iran on June 26. The Islamic calendar originated when Prophet Mohammat migrated from Mecca to Medina (Hijri) in 622 AD.

United Development Company (UDC), the master developer of The Pearl Qatar, has prepared a line-up of family-oriented activities for Eid Al Fitr, building on the recent success of its Ramadan initiatives to offer a unique entertainment experience for the Island's residents and visitors.

"The working hours of the Dubai Metro during the Eid holiday will be as follows: The Red Line Metro Stations will operate on Thursday 22 June from 5.30 am to 2.00 am (of the following day), and on Friday 23 June from 10 am to 2.00 am (of the following day)". This day is celebrated at the end of the holy month of Ramadan for showing gratitude to Allah and remembering Him, as well as giving alms to the poor.

What exactly is Eid al-Fitr?

A hot air mass accompanied by a seasonal Indian depression is expected to start affecting the Kingdom during Eid Al Fitr holiday, pushing temperatures 4-6 degrees above their annual average, according to an official source.

How is Eid al-Fitr celebrated in the UK?

But the Asian countries like India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia are likely to celebrate it on Monday.

All adult Muslims are required to fast unless they are suffering from an illness, travelling, elderly, pregnant or breastfeeding. Then they head towards mosque or masjid for special prayers known as Salat al-Eid (Eid prayers).

Eid al-Fitr translates from Arabic as "festival of the breaking of the fast". Eid al-Adha is expected to be on September 1 in the UK.



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