Eid al-Fitr will be celebrated on May 13 – the 1st day of Shawwal with the appearance of moonrise in Azerbaijan, Report informs.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all mosques are closed, and Eid al-Fitr prayers won't be performed in mosques. People can perform prayer at home.
Fasting in Ramadan is obligatory for a person if he is accountable, able to fast, and settled. Quran says: "...and eat and drink until the white thread (light) of dawn appears to you distinct from the black thread (darkness of night), then complete your Sawm (fast) till the nightfall". (Al-Baqara. 187).
Quran, the book of Islam guidance for humanity, revealed in the month of Ramadan.
One of Ramadan's most important activities is to give Zakat al-Fitr on the last day of this holy month. Giving of fitrah is usually performed on the last day of this holy month. Fitrah is a charity of a soul and each Muslim, who is able to help other people, may give fitrah for each member of his/her family to people in need.
According to the Cabinet of Ministers, the working days of May 11 and 12, 2021, have been replaced by days off on May 8 and 16, respectively, to ensure the consistency of working days and weekends in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Thus, from 9 to May 15, including the days of Ramadan, will be non-working days. Sunday, May 16 will be a working day.