Eid al Fitr 2013 in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar on Aug 8 and in Pakistan on Aug 9

Eid al Fitr 2013 in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar on Aug 8 and in Pakistan on Aug 9As Ramadan’s last days have arrived, Muslims across the globe gear up preparation for the biggest event of Eid al Fitr.

Moon in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia is likely to be witnessed on August 7 as the supreme court of the country will be collecting evidences of crescent sighting which means Eid al Fitr will be observed on August 8 in Saudi Arabia.

Similarly, United Arab Emirates, Egypt and other Middle Eastern countries will be celebrating Eid on August 8.

In Pakistan, moon sighting will be done on August 8 as Ruet e Hilal Committee, the elite body of the country for moon sighting, will meet on Thursday. According to Met Office, chances are high that moon will be sighted on Thursday and Eid al Fitr will be observed on Friday.

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  1. Abbas Ahmad said:

    Hello All,

    I just came across the announcement about Eid al Adha 2013. As published on Makkah Calendar website, Eid al Adha 2013 is on 15th October in most parts of the word. Below is the link of the announcement if some one would like to get more details.

    Eid al Adha 2013

    Share other references if any one is aware about.

    – Abbas

  2. Concerned4all said:

    Article already assumes the moon has been sighted…this is propaganda at its best!

  3. Hasan said:

    What a lot of weird comments !! It’s said that the new moon will be seen on the 7th and the wide will be on the 8th, the day after. Normal
    Then Islam is also science

  4. Yolo said:

    Is eid tomorrow because of some mistake during the Ramadan moon sighting ?

  5. jawad said:

    when there is eid on 8th August in KSA then there will be eid in UAE

  6. Unknown said:

    Eid will be in 8 August, and that moon sight is something else, it is islam and not science

  7. Khan said:

    Moon will only be born in south america on 7th, its no way possible to sight a moon which is not yet born so eid in saudi will be on 9th based on moonsighting.com

  8. Hannah said:

    The title and the contents are different. when does the Eid in UAE starts?