Banks, insurance companies and financial institutions governed by Qatar Central Bank will have their Eid al-Fitr holidays on June 17, 18 and 19.
He congratulated the Muslim faithful on the successful completion of the Ramadan.
Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi Al Dhaheri, the UAE's Minister of Justice, issued a decision today to set up a moon-sighting committee to detect the beginning of the month of Shawwal. Preparations have begun in full swing and we can already see markets hustling with Eid special desserts and delicacies, especially in the dingy lanes of Old Delhi; we love the hustle bustle and everything in between.
The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources has declared that the holidays will begin from Thursday, June 14, and the festival will be celebrated on Friday. Eid al-Fitr is one of the two major Eid celebrations according to the Islamic calendar.More news: Justify claims Triple Crown with win at Belmont Stakes
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"We live in a very fast-paced world and Eid is always special as it gives you a chance to reconnect with your family and friends", the 29-year-old told AFP.
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But the Eid holidays will be extended by a day to next Monday if Ramadan lasts 30 days.