FILE IMAGE: Residents offering Eid Al Fitr prayer at Al Noor mosque in Sharjah Image Credit: Virendra Saklani/Gulf News archives

Dubai: The UAE moon-sighting committee confirmed on Thursday that Friday, April 21 would mark Eid Al Fitr in the country.

Eid Al Fitr will be marked with Eid prayers across mosques in the UAE.

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According to a statement issued by the Fatwa Council of the United Arab Emirates on April 15, since Eid falls on a Friday, each sermon is to be held separately on its time as per its sunnah. 

The General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments announced the timings of Eid Al Fitr prayers in the UAE (1444 AH - 2023):

  • Abu Dhabi 6:12 AM
  • Dubai 6:10 AM
  • Sharjah 6:07 AM
  • Ajman 6:07 AM
  • Umm Al Quwain 6:07 AM
  • Ras al-Khaimah 6:05 AM
  • Fujairah 6:05 AM
  • Al Ain 6:06 AM
  • Al Dhafra 6:17 AM
  • Khorfakkan 6:05 AM