Grand Mosque of Paris sets official date

Eid al-Fitr 2024: Grand Mosque of Paris announces official date

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after saudi arabia Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 date Set in France. The Grand Mosque of Paris has ended the suspense regarding the date of celebration of Eid al-Fitr in France. After seeing a night of doubt this Monday, April 8, the religious body announced its decision.

The Religious Commission of the Grand Mosque of Paris together with several Muslim federations met this Monday, April 8, at 6:00 pm.

he saw “Impossibility” To observe the news, and thus set the date of Eid al-Fitr in France as Wednesday, April 10, the Grand Mosque of Paris indicated in a press release published on social networks.

Before them, the Federation of Muslims of France and the French Council of French Worship (CFCM) had announced the end of the month of Ramadan 2024 on Wednesday, April 10, the first day of Eid al-Fitr.

Eid al-Fitr 2024: official date set by the Grand Mosque of Paris

Unlike the Grand Mosque of Paris, these last two organizations did not observe the Night of Doubt.

They were based on astronomical data, concluding that it was impossible to observe by eye, as required by Islamic tradition, the new lunar crescent, announcing the end of Ramadan and the beginning of the month of Shawwal which coincides with the first day of matches. Sweet Eid.

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024: Saudi Arabia and Qatar decide the date

In Saudi Arabia, the Supreme Court’s decision came shortly before the Grand Mosque of Paris. Like France, Eid al-Fitr will be celebrated in the state on Wednesday, April 10.

On Monday, April 8, it was not possible to observe the new lunar crescent at centers dedicated to this task in Saudi Arabia.

Qatar has also set the first day of the holiday that marks the end of Ramadan 2024, for Wednesday, April 10.

In Algeria, the date of Eid al-Fitr will be determined by the Lunar Crescent Commission of the Foreign Ministry this Monday after breaking the fast.

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