The first day of Eid Al Fitr depends on the observation of the moon by moon-sighting committees. Image Credit: Istock

Doha: Qatar officially announced that Eid Al Fitr would be celebrated on Friday, April 21, following the sighting of the crescent moon.

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Saudi Arabia also announced that Shawwal would begin on Friday. Oman confirmed that Eid celebrations there would start on April 22, Saturday.