Eid-Al-Fitr will most likely be June 15, says IAC

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What date is Eid Al Fitr?

He congratulated the Muslim faithful on a successful completion of the Ramadan and enjoined all Nigerians to use the occasion of the celebration to pray for the peace, unity, prosperity and stability of the nation.

If you're staying in Dubai for Eid Al Fitr, there's some good news for drivers as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced four days of free parking in Dubai during the Eid celebrations. It is believed that Prophet Muhammad got the first revelation of the Holy Quran during this month.

The statement asked all and sundry to observe the day as such throughout the country.

The celebration will see Muslims have their first daytime meal in over a month, and hold celebrations at their homes and in Mosques.

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Muslims believe, therefore, that they are commanded by Allah as mentioned in the Quran to continue their fast until the last day of Ramadan and pay the Zakat-al-Fitr (tithes or almsgiving) before offering as well as celebrating the Eid.

The festivities of Eid begin only after the crescent moon is seen. The festival is celebrated over three days and is also called Choti Eid. It is a custom to eat a hearty breakfast before people head to perform the special congregational prayers.

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In several countries, the festival of breaking fast will be celebrated on Friday, June 15, while in other countries it will be celebrated on June 14.