Eid al-Fitr 2016

Eid al-Fitr 2016: How many days is it by country?

Eid will be celebrated on Wednesday July 6, but holidays range from 4 days in Pakistan to 11 days in Saudi Arabia.

Alia Chughtai | | Eid al-Fitr 2016

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Public holidays

The following public holidays have been officially announced so far:

- Saudi Arabia: 11-day Eid holiday, from Thursday June 30 until Sunday July 10.

- Qatar: 11-day Eid holiday, from Sunday July 3 until Monday July 11, including the July 1-2 weekend.

- UAE and Bangladesh: nine-day Eid holiday, from Friday July 1 until Saturday July 9.

- Oman: five-day holiday, from Tuesday July 5, until Saturday July 9.

- Pakistan: four-day holiday, from Tuesday July 5, until Friday July 8.

- Turkey: nine-day Eid holiday, from Saturday July 2 until Sunday July 10.

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Source: Al Jazeera


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