In Pakistan, the Pakistan Meteorological Department said that it is unlikely that the Shawal moon will be sighted on Thursday.
Happy Eid ul-Fitr 2018: Wishes Quotes, Whatsapp and Facebook Status, Images, Messages: Eid ul-Fitr is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims all over the world.
Several Arab and European countries will also celebrate Eid al-Fitr tomorrow, including France, Belgium, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE.
In Pakistan, Maghrib prayer has just finished and moon sighting committees in Lahore and Islambad will tsrat their meeting soon.
In addition to fasting every day for the whole month of Ramadan, it's also a time where Muslims give to charity. However, the number of days in the month is only established after sighting of the moon.
The date and time of Eid differ in various countries, depending upon the sighting of the crescent moon.
Sheilk Sumahoro noted that the month of Ramadan is the most sacred month of the year in Islamic culture and the observation of the month is to mark Allah's provision of the first chapters of the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad.
He called on Nigerian Muslims to reflect their minds to the good virtues of the month of Ramadan and keep to its teachings all through their respective lives saying, "The Lord of Ramadan, is still and shall remain The Lord of other months, above all keeps the records of our actions and inactions".
The holiday celebrates the conclusion of the 29 or 30 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting during the entire month of Ramadan.
"If the crescent is sighted by Muslims of impeccable character on the said evening, His Eminence would declare Friday, 15th June, 2018 as the first day of Shawwal and the day of 'idul fitr". "Allah has made this Eid a declaration of happiness and joy after the completion of worship, that embodies the meanings of communication, cohesion and compassion, as well as sublime values of tolerance and solidarity", he said, while asking Almighty Allah to make the Eid a festival of joy and pleasure for all Muslims.