Eid Ul Fitr 2018 Pakistan Date

Eid al-Fitr 2018 in Pakistan will be celebrate in Pakistan on 16 june 2018 Saturday

The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan. Eid-al-Fitr is the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal. Ramadan is one of the five pillars of the Islamic faith & is sacred to Muslims as it was during this month that the Qur’an was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad. It marks the end of Ramadan, which is a month of prayer & fasting. As the date of Eid depends on the sighting of the moon, there may be variations in the exact date that is celebrated around the world.  For a list of holidays per day over the period of Eid al-Fitr, please check our full list of 2018 Eid al-Fitr holidays by day. The announcement of the exact dates of Eid Al-Fitr may not happen until close to the start of Ramadan. Many Muslims attend communal prayers, listen to a khutba (sermon) & give zakat al-fitr (charity in the form of food) during Eid al-Fitr.

A special treat associated with this festival in Pakistan is Sheer Korma, which is pasta cooked in milk and sprinkled & sugar, with pistachios, almonds & dates. Sawm’, which is fasting during the holy month of Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam. This dish is served on the morning of Eid after the Eid prayer as breakfast, and throughout the day to any visiting guests. In Pakistan, holidays usually last for three days. Muslims believe that it was during the month of Ramadan that the text of the Qur’an was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad. The phrase commonly used by Muslims as a greeting on this day is “Eid Mubarak”, which is Arabic for ‘blessed festival’. Muslims celebrate Eid by saying prayers, giving money to the poor, sending Eid greetings & feasting with their families.

Eid Ul Fitr 2018

Weekday Year Holiday Type Date Name
Fri 2010 Public Holiday Sep 10 Eid-ul-Fitr
Wed 2011 Public Holiday Aug 31 Eid-ul-Fitr
Sun 2012 Public Holiday Aug 19 Eid-ul-Fitr
Thu 2013 Public Holiday Aug 8 Eid-ul-Fitr
Tue 2014 Public Holiday Jul 29 Eid-ul-Fitr
Sat 2015 Public Holiday Jul 18 Eid-ul-Fitr
Tue 2016 Public Holiday Jul 5 Eid-ul-Fitr (holiday)
Mon 2017 Public Holiday Jul 26 Eid-ul-Fitr
Sat 2018 Public Holiday June 16 Eid-ul-Fitr

Note: During a public holiday, most businesses & government offices are closed so people have a day off work.

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