PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government on Friday announced six holidays on the occasion of Eidul Fitr, ARY News reported.
According to the notification issue here, Eid holidays in KP will start from April 21 and conclude on April 26.
Meanwhile, the federal government on Thursday announced a five-day-long holiday for Eidul Fitr in Pakistan.
According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Interior, the Eid ul Fitr holidays will be observed from Friday, April 21 to Tuesday, April 25.
When is Eid ul Fitr in Pakistan?
The Ruet-e-Hilal Research Council (RHRC) said that chances of Eidul Fitr 2023 falling on April 21, Friday were very low as the new crescent will be born at 9:13 am on April 20 and its age will be less than 10 hours that day.
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Mufti Khalid Ijaz said that Eid ul Fitr 2023 will most likely be celebrated on April 22 after completing 30 fasting days of the holy month of Ramazan.
It is unlikely that the Shawwal moon will be sighted on April 21 evening, he said.
Eidul Fitr marks the end of the holy month of Ramazan, during which Muslims fast from dawn until dusk. The festival is typically celebrated with prayers, family gatherings, and feasting.