It is expected that Ramadan will start on Thursday 17th May 2018 in Pakistan. Secretary-General General Ruet-e-Hilal Research Council (RHRC) Khalid Ejaz Mufti shared this piece of information.
If Ramadan starts from 17th May then 29 and 30th fast will be on 14th and 15th June 2018. With this prediction, we can assume that Eid ul Fitr holidays will start on Thursday, June 14th, and end on Sunday, June 17th or Monday, June 18th.
Students will already be enjoying 3 months long summer vacation holidays during this time but the office workers and staff can look forward to a long weekend.
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As Ramadan is starting from this week many institutions will be closed from next week. The Punjab government and
Sindh government announced early Summer Vacations so that students can relax at home and fast with ease. Chief Minister of Sindh Murad Ali Shah approved the summary submitted to the Chief Minister House earlier requesting early summer vacations in schools throughout the province. Also, Education Minister Rana Mashood Khan announced that all the private and Public/government schools in Punjab will enjoy summer vacations starting from May 17.
For moon sighting tomorrow Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee would be meeting in the provincial capital of Sindh. The meeting will be led by Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman.
Eid-ul-Fitr is an important festivity celebrated by Muslims all around the globe after they fast for 29 or 30 days. It marks the end of Ramadan. Muslims start the Eid day with Eid prayers, they wear new clothes, give Eidi to children, meet with friends and family and just enjoy the day with full zeal and enthusiasm.