Eid ul Fitr is a significant religious festival celebrated in Pakistan. It marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, during which Muslims observe fasting from dawn to dusk. The festival is celebrated on the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal, which follows the end of Ramadan.
Eid ul Fitr 2023 Pakistan
Eid ul Fitr 2023 in Pakistan is expected to be celebrated on Saturday, April 22, 2023.
On April 20, the Ruet-e-Hilal committee will convene to look for the first sighting of the Shawwal crescent. Secretary General of the moon-sighting committee, Khalid Ijaz Mufti, has announced the expected date of this year’s Eid to be April 22nd.
Eid-ul-Fitr Holidays 2023
The tentative dates for the Eid-ul-Fitr holidays in 2023 are as below:
|21 April 2023||Friday||Eid ul-Fitr Holiday|
|22 April 2023||Saturday||Eid ul-Fitr Holiday|
|23 April 2023||Sunday||Eid ul-Fitr Holiday|
|24 April 2023||Monday||Eid ul-Fitr Holiday|
|25 April 2023||Tuesday||Eid ul-Fitr Holiday|
In Pakistan, Eid ul Fitr is a public holiday, and people celebrate it with great enthusiasm and joy. The day starts with special Eid prayers offered at mosques, where people gather to offer thanks to Allah for the blessings of Ramadan and seek forgiveness for their sins. After the prayers, people exchange greetings and embrace each other, wishing “Eid Mubarak,” which means “Blessed Eid.”
One of the significant aspects of Eid ul Fitr celebrations in Pakistan is the tradition of giving gifts and Eidi (money) to children, which is a way of sharing the joy of the festival. Families also prepare special dishes, sweets, and desserts to share with their loved ones and guests.
Overall, Eid ul Fitr is a time of happiness, love, and togetherness in Pakistan, where people come together to celebrate the blessings of Ramadan and renew their commitment to their faith.