Traditionally, Eid al-Fitr begins at sunset on the day of the first sighting of the crescent moon, following 29 or 30 days of Ramadan fasting.
The celebration of Eid ul-Fitr is long awaited and greatly enjoyed by the Muslim community.
But much of the world had no such wait.
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly rejected a request from his department's office of religion and global affairs to hold a Ramadan (Eid al-Fitr) event. Just in case you can't make it to these dozens of countries yourself Sunday, here's a glimpse of the festivities.
The Chief Minister appealed people not to forget the orphans, widows, destitute and all those who suffered during the nearly 30 year long turmoil in the State during the festivities of Eid and play their positive role in bringing them back to the mainstream of society by generously donating for their welfare and cause. The festival is celebrated with prayer then visiting friends and family along with having food parties.
Reportedly, on the day of Eid, the national flag is hoisted at the top of public and private buildings in the country.
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He hoped that the teachings of Eid-ul-Fitr will inspire all in building a prosperous Bangladesh. Eid-ul-Fitr translates as "the festival of breaking the fast" of Ramzan is being celebrated on Monday.
Bangladeshi Police chief Shahidul Hoque said the entire country has been brought under stringent security measures, with the deployment of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and police force for peaceful and smooth Eid celebrations.
Before they say Salat, Muslims must give a donation to charity, or else their month of fasting for Ramadan will not be raised up to the divine and will not count.
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