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Tomorrow: Muslims in Sri Lanka will be celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr

Colombo, 15 June, (Asiantribune.com):

Muslims in Sri Lanka will be celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramzan, tomorrow (June 16). Colombo Grand Mosque announced of sighting of moon.

It is a religious holiday that is celebrated by Muslims from all over the world and involves a range of celebrations as friends, family and the entire Muslim community come together.

The formal announcement regarding Eid-ul-Fitr was made after evidence of moon sighting is collected from different parts of the country.

The day, Eid ul-Fitr is one of the most joyous days in the Islamic calendar and is celebrated on the first day of Shawwal, the 10th month of Islamic lunar calendar.

The day was brought into existence by the Islamic Prophet Muhammad. The date and time of Eid are different in different countries.

The date and time of Eid differ in various countries, depending upon the sighting of the crescent moon.

- Asian Tribune -

Tomorrow: Muslims in Sri Lanka will be celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr
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