Muslims in Asia pray for peace as Ramadan holy month ends

Posted June 26, 2017

"The first is Eid al-Fitr and the second is Eid al-Adha, and when these festivities coincide with the period when school is in session, the Muslim pupils abandon school and this is something the Ghana Education Service frowns upon", he stated.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has always highlighted the multiculturalism in his country. "Eid-ul- Fitr will be celebratedon Sunday 25th June 2017", it said.

Crowds are gathering from 9am at Small Heath Park, where prayers and sermons will take place, before a day of activities around the park.

Canberra's Muslims have celebrated the end of Ramadan. "The community spirit I felt at Ramadan food banks in Montreal and Toronto reminds us all - no matter our backgrounds, we're in this together", Trudeau wrote, while sharing the video.

Local radio stations in Liberia are been jammed by messages congratulations from Christians on the observing of Eid al-Fitr to their fellow Muslims around the country. The holiday celebrates the conclusion of the 29 or 30 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting during the entire month of Ramadan (the 9 month of the Islamic calendar).

Many will wake up early to pray at a mosque or outdoor prayer venue.

Thousands of the Indonesian muslims congregrate during Eid al Fitr mass prayer in Istiqlal Mosque, the largest mosque in Southeast Asia, located in Central Jakarta, Indonesia.

"Muslims in the United States joined those around the world during the holy month of Ramadan to focus on acts of faith and charity", the statement read as quoted by the report.

As the two don't align, the Islamic dates move back by 11 days each year.

However because lunar months are shorter than solar months, Australian Muslims are moving towards holding Ramadan in summer too.