Here's when Eid Al Fitr will be announced in Oman

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This week, after the sighting of the moon, Muslims will mark the end of the holiest month in the Islamic calendar and start the lunar month Shawwal.

According to Met Office, the new moon of Shawwal, 1439 AH will be born on crossing conjunction point at 00-45 PST on June 14.

The Holy Month of Ramadan is drawing to a close and Eid Al-Fitr holidays have just been announced for the private sector.

On June 8, the interior ministry approved a summary for four holidays on the eve of Eidul Fitr.

The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet on Thursday evening in Karachi for Shawal moon sighting.

The ministry has approved the holidays from June 15 to June 18, a notification regarding which has been released on Friday.

The statement asked all and sundry to observe the day as such throughout the country.

A formal announcement regarding Eid-ul-Fitr will be made after evidence of moon sighting is collected from different parts of the country.

The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources has declared that the holidays will begin from Thursday, June 14, and the festival will be celebrated on Friday.

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