Expected Eid al-Fitr dates
- Bangladesh, Pakistan and India : June 26
- Turkey, USA, Europe: June 25
- New moon birth: June 24
Saturday will be the 29th day of Ramadan for Saudi Arabia and the countries that started observing the fasting month on May 27.
These countries will be on the lookout for the Eid moon that evening. If it is sighted, the first day of Eid al-Fitr will be observed on Sunday, June 25. Otherwise, it will be celebrated on Monday, June 26, in those countries.
Astronomers calculated that the new moon birth will be on Saturday, June 24 at 02:31 GMT. The moon crescent visibility, however, depends on the sighting location and on meteorological conditions.
On June 24, the moon is set to be visible with the naked eye in Peru, Ecuador, and islands in the Pacific Ocean.
It is also expected to be visible with optical aids in other parts Latin America, in parts of the United States and in parts of Africa.