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UAE announces Sunday as first day of Eid Al Fitr

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The UAE announced that the first day of Eid Al Fitr will be on Sunday, May 24.

The moon-sighting committee met tonight to announce the official start of Eid.

“As per the Emirates Fatwa Council, Eid Al Fitr prayers should be performed at home. Taking all precautionary measures to protect yourself and your family is a religious and national commitment,” Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al Shamsi, spokesperson of the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowment, said in a statement.

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