Shawwal moon not sighted, Eid in Saudi Arabia and UAE on Monday

10:17 PM | 30 Apr, 2022
Shawwal moon not sighted, Eid in Saudi Arabia and UAE on Monday

RIYADH – The Shawwal crescent moon was not sighted in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates and Eid Al Fitr will be celebrated in the gulf states on Monday, May 2.

Saudi Press Agency quoting Saudi Arabia's Supreme Court said the crescent has not been sighted in the Kingdom. Eid Al Fitr will be celebrated on Monday.

The month of Ramadan will complete 30 days tomorrow and Monday 2nd May 2022 will be the day of Eid, a recent post on Haramain's official Twitter said.

Meanwhile, several Gulf states, including UAE, Qatar, Iraq, Kuwait and Bahrain announced the first day of the Muslim festival will be on May 2, per reports.

Reports in the international media suggest that other countries such as Turkey, Iraq, Kuwait, France, Singapore and Australia would observe Eid Al Fitr on Monday.

In Pakistan, the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, which is the apex moon-sighting body, will meet on Sunday to sight the moon of Shawal 1443 AH at the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony's office.

Meanwhile, zonal and district Ruet-e-Hilal Committee meetings will be held at their respective headquarters.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 19 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 19, 2024 (Wednesday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.50 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 296 and selling rate is 299 while British Pound rate is 349.7 for buying, and 353.25 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.80.

Forex Rates 

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.50 280.65
Euro EUR 296.00 299.00
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.70 353.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.80 75.60
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.80 73.55
Australian Dollar AUD 182.00 184.00
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.18 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 204.00 206.00
China Yuan CNY 38.43 38.83
Danish Krone DKK 40.18 40.58
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.66 36.01
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.90 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 909.34 909.34
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.30 59.90
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.79 172.79
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.97 26.27
Omani Riyal OMR 723.88 731.88
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203.65 205.65
Swedish Korona SEK 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 311.90 314.40
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73


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