The Shawwal crescent was not sighted in Algeria and other African nation on Friday. Thus, Eid al-Fitr in our country will be celebrated on Sunday, May 24,
Eid El Fitr will be celebrated Sunday in Algeria; the lunar crescent announcing the beginning of Choual of the year 1441 of the Hegira could not be observed, announced the National Commission for the observation of the lunar crescent, gathered on Friday evening in Dar El Imam (Algiers).
On this occasion, the Ministry of Religious Affairs and the Wakfs renewed the wish that God, Almighty, preserve Algeria and all of humanity against the pandemic of the new Coronavirus. The Commission, which has sections in all the provinces of the country, is made up of ulemas and experts from the Center for Research in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics (CRAAG).