According to the International Astronomical Centre (IAC) in Abu Dhabi, Eid Al Adha is to likely fall on August 11th –Sunday.

Most Arab and Islamic centers will be able to easily and clearly see the new moon of Zul Hijjah by naked eyes and telescopes. As is the case every year, Saudi Arabia will announce the sighting of the new moon of Zul Hijjah and most countries will approve this sighting which is linked to the season of Haj or pilgrimage.

The three days that follow, Sunday, 11th August to 13th August, will be an official holiday for both private and public sector employees.