The committees said Wednesday would be 30th Ramadan.
Once again, Eid festivities are being held in the shadow of the coronavirus, though the essence of the occasion – spreading hope and cheerfulness – remains. However, residents should keep certain things in mind, given the unusual nature of the timing of the event.
"Every year families gather to watch the Eid cannons. However, due to the ongoing pandemic and as per the announced precautionary measures against COVID-19, firing Eid cannons could be viewed only on TV as no one would be allowed to gather at the locations" Al Amimi added.
Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri also urged parents to monitor their children and educate them not to accept Ediya from strangers. He also called upon the public to adhere to the safety and security regulations at homes to avoid accidents of fires, wishing them a safe and happy Eid.
The Sharjah Municipality on Monday announced that public parkings in the emirate will be exempted from fees during the period from Shawwal 1 to Shawwal 3 (the first, second and third days of Eid Al Fitr).
Eid Al Fitr festivities celebrated by India's around 200 million Muslims to mark the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan were generally subdued on Friday.
Proposed by the militants and matched by President Ashraf Ghani, the truce will grant respite for Afghans as they mark the Muslim festival with friends and family.
President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan called on citizens to strictly adhere to anti-virus protocols while celebrating Eid Al Fitr, stating that the measures were necessary to avoid a massive outbreak.
The reception was attended by Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, and Sheikh Abdullah Bin Salem Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah.
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed received on Friday Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid at Qasr Al Shati in Abu Dhabi. During the meeting, leaders exchanged Eid Al Fitr and congratulated the Emirati nation on this blessed occasion, wishing them all the best.