The festival of Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated after Ramadan. As Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar, the moon is sighted to mark the commencement of a new month.
Srinagar, April 30: Saudi Arabia has declared Monday, May 2 as the first day of Shawwal as the crescent moon was not sighted on Saturday.
Accordingly, Sunday will be the last day of Ramadan and Monday will be the first day of Shawwal, reported Gulf News.
The Shawwal crescent was not sighted in the UAE on Saturday and therefore, Sunday, May 1, will be the last day of the Ramadan, and Monday May 2 will be the first day of Eid Al Fitr, according to the UAE Moon Sighting Committee.