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Afghanistan to celebrate Eid today, announces Taliban’s govt

KABUL: Taliban government in Afghanistan has announced the sighting of Shawwal moon and Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday.

According to the Afghan Interior Ministry, evidence of the moon sighting has been received from Farah, Ghazni, Kandahar, and Ghor so Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated in the country on Sunday.

Taliban spokesman and Deputy Information Minister Zabihullah Mujahid also announced Eid- ul-Fitr on Sunday and congratulated all Afghans.

It should be noted that the moon of Shawwal has not been seen in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, after which Eid-ul-Fitr will be there on Monday, May 2. (AGENCIES)


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