The crescent moon has been sighted in Saudi Arabia, Worldtopnewsng reports.
#Eid-el-Fitr will be celebrated on Friday 21st April 2023.
On Eid-el-Fitr, Muslims gather in mosques or open spaces to offer special prayers, known as Eid prayers.
They also give gifts, share food with family and friends, and perform acts of charity.
The precise date of this festival is decided by the sighting of the crescent moon.
The International Astronomy Center has announced that Islamic countries are expected to sight the crescent of Shawwal on Saturday, April 22, which will likely be the end of Ramadan, reported Worldtopnewsng.
BREAKING NEWS: The Crescent for the month of Shawwal 1444 was SEEN today in Tumair and Sudair subsequently tomorrow i.e Friday, 21st April 2023 is the day of Eid Al Fitr pic.twitter.com/qYLSoAtglG
— The Holy Mosques (@theholymosques) April 20, 2023