The first day of Eid al-Fitr in Qatar will be Monday, July 28, officials from Qatar’s Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) have announced.
Awqaf’s moon sighting committee met at their Dafna headquarters to receive witness testimony and make their decision.
At 7:15pm this evening, they confirmed the moon had been sighted and that holidays would officially begin tomorrow:
الاثنين 2014/7/28 أول أيام عيد الفطر المبارك.
تقبل الله منا ومنكم الصيام والقيام وصالح الأعمال
— وزارة الأوقاف – قطر (@AwqafM) July 27, 2014
Eid prayer will be held at some 300+ mosques around the country at 5:15am on Monday. Awqaf has released that list in Arabic.
You can check out our Eid guide to see activities and events planned around town starting tomorrow.
How will you be spending your holiday? Thoughts?