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Eid Al-Fitr in Saudi Arabia in 2022: Start Date, Holiday

Eid Al Fitr 2022 in Saudi Arabia

Every year on the first day of Shawwal, Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid Al Fitr. Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan and the start of a festival. In Saudi Arabia, Eid Al-Fitr is an important national holiday. The festivities typically include decorating streets, firework displays, musical programs, etc. Eid Al-Fitr 2022 in Saudi Arabia will fall on Monday, May 2, 2022.

Shawwal Moon Not Sighted in Saudi Arabia on Saturday

The moon sighting committee in Saudi Arabia on Saturday confirmed that the Shawwal moon has not been sighted in the kingdom. Therefore, Sunday, May 1, 2022, will be the last day of Ramadan, and Monday, May 2, 2022, will be the first day of Eid al-Fitr.

Eid Al Fitr 2022 Moon Sighting Saudi Arabia, Shawwal moon

Four Days Holiday for Private Sector

The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development (MHRSD) on the last week announced that the Eid Al Fitr 2022 holiday for Private and Non-profit sectors will begin on Sunday, May 1, 2022, and last for four days.

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