Eid prayer observed in Mecca, Madina

Dhaka, Sunday   16 June 2019

Eid prayer observed in Mecca, Madina

 Religion Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:58 PM, 4 June 2019  

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Eid-ul-Fitr prayer has been observed in holy city Mecca and Medina today. Al-Masjid an-Nabawi

Shortly after sunrise on Tuesday morning, Eid prayers were held at Masjid Al haram in Makkah and at the Masjid an-Nabawi in Madina.

Earlier, the Saudi announced yesterday that Eid will be celebrate on Tuesday as the Shawwal moon sighted. Apart from Saudi Arabia, Eid is celebrated in the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar, Lebanon, Iraq, Egypt, Kuwait and other countries in the Middle East. However, Eid is not celebrated in some parts of Jordan, Palestine, Yemen and Syria today.

Among African countries, Algeria, Libya, Tunisia, Morocco and Chad have celebrated on Tuesday as the Shawaal moon was sighted there yesterday. Eid is also celebrated in other countries of Central Africa. But in South Africa, Eid will be celebrated on Wednesday (June 5th).

Eid is celebrated in different countries of Europe today on Tuesday. This includes - UK, France, Germany and Turkey. The Eid is celebrated in the United States and Canada on Tuesday.

On the other hand, Eid will be celebrated tomorrow in Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Australia, New Zealand and Pakistan. Bangladesh moon sighting committee’s mitting will be held this evening. If there is a moon today, then Eid will be celebrated in Bangladesh tomorrow.

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