HILAL Seen, Several Countries Celebrate Eid Al-Fitr Today, Afghanistan, Mali and Nigeria, Indonesia?

LATEST KALBAR — The hilal of Eid al-Fitr has been seen in a number of Muslim countries so that some Muslims celebrate Eid today, Sunday, May 1, 2022.

The Hilal is seen in a number of countries, including Afghanistan, Mali and Nigeria.

In Afghanistan itself the Taliban government states that the new moon is seen in Farah, Ghazni, Kandahar and Ghor.

Maulvi Abdul Hakim, Chief Justice of Afghanistan’s Supreme Court said evidence of the new moon has been accepted in the country and Eid is celebrated in the country on Sunday as reported by the Times of Islamabad, Sunday 1 May 2022.

New moon sightings are reportedly also seen in Nigeria.

The Islamic Assembly of Nigeria declared that Eid will fall on Sunday 1 May 2022.

However, a number of other African countries such as Somalia, Tunisia, Egypt, stated that they did not see the appearance of the new moon until Ramadan was rounded to 30 days.

The debate until now is happening in the midst of the Muslims. In fact, it will be resolved if there is a decree for all Muslims.

However, of course there is a need for unity among Muslims.