The Executive of Muslims of Belgium (EMB) announced on Tuesday that the end of Ramadan celebration is scheduled for Thursday, June 13, 2021. It expresses its good wishes for prosperity to citizens of Muslim faith and all other convictions and reminds them the health and security measures decreed by the government to curb the spread of the coronavirus in Belgium.
“Following today’s meeting of the Council of Theologians by videoconference, the Executive of the Muslims of Belgium (EMB) is pleased to announce to the Muslims of Belgium that the first day of the month of Chawal 1442 corresponds to Thursday May 13 2021, day of ‘Eid Al Fitr’, marking the end of the month of Ramadan for the Muslim community of our country, ”said the organization in a statement, stressing the holiday will unfold in the same way as it was on case the previous year.
The EMB reminded all Muslims of certain rules put in place to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. The government allows two close contacts in addition to indoor household members; ten contacts outside except between midnight and 5 a.m., where it will be a bubble of 3 people (the curfew was lifted on May 8.
The Muslim organization also calls for “to pay particular attention to the elderly, sick or fragile” and to show “also solidarity with all those who will celebrate Eid without being able to be surrounded by those who are dear to them. “.
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