onSaudi Arabia, 16 other countries announce end of Ramadan, declare Sunday Eid-ul-Fitr Day

Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, and other Arab countries announced on Saturday that Sunday will be the first day of Eid al-Fitr 1438.

Muslims in Australia, United States, United Kingdom and Europe are also celebrating Eid ul Fitr on Sunday, June 25 based on astronomical calculations.

Iran, Oman, Morocco, South Africa, Brunei and Sri Lanka have not sighted the moon, and thus declared Monday June 26 as the first day of Eid al-Fitr.

All the countries who have confirmed Sunday as Eid-ul-Fitr are Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Iraq (Sunnis), Indonesia, Jordan, Kuwait, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Lebanon, Malaysia, UAE, UK, United States and Yemen.

Eid al-Fitr is is an official holiday in all Muslim-majority countries.

Eid al-Fitr, which means “festival of breaking the fast”, marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan.