Dr. Abdullah Al-Misnid, a respected Saudi astronomer and moon-sighting specialist, believes that Eid-ul-Fitr will begin in Saudi Arabia on Monday, May 2nd, and in Pakistan on May 3rd.
Dr. Al-Misnid, a former Astronomy professor at Qassim University in Buraydah, Saudi Arabia, said on Twitter that Ramadan will last 30 days.
He said that on Saturday, 29 Ramadan or 30 April, the moon will set at 06:31 PM, while the sun will set at 6:46 PM.
he said that “The moonset will precede the sunset by 15 minutes, and there will be no crescent to be seen on the horizon of Makkah and all the skies of Saudi Arabia, even Africa,”.
The moon of Shawwal will be born on the night of April 30 at 11:31 PM and will be sighted on 1 May, according to a Saudi weather expert; therefore, Eid-ul-Fitr will be on Monday, May 2nd.
He also said that “Sunday is the completion of the month of Ramadan of 30 days, and on Monday, 2 May, it will be Eid al-Fitr in Saudi Arabia, according to the astronomical calculation, and God knows best,”
Eid ul Fitr 2022 Date in Pakistan
Similarly, the Shawwal moon will be viewable in Pakistan on the evening of May 2nd, so Eid-ul-Fitr will occur on Tuesday, May 3rd.