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In pictures: Muslims around the globe celebrate Eidul Fitr

Muslims around the world mark the end of the holy month of Ramazan.
Updated Jun 06, 2019 07:19pm

Muslims around the world celebrated Eidul Fitr with traditional zeal and fervour on Wednesday and Thursday, marking the end of the holy month of Ramazan.

In Pakistan, despite a dispute on moon sighting in different parts of the country, majority of the people celebrated Eidul Fitr on Wednesday. People gathered at various eidgahs, grand mosques, imambargahs and open places to offer Eid prayers, following which they observed traditional festivities.

Muslims pray on Eidul Fitr in Lahore on Wednesday, June 5. — AP
Muslims pray on Eidul Fitr in Lahore on Wednesday, June 5. — AP

Prime Minister Imran Khan greets his staff after Eid prayers on June 5. — APP
Prime Minister Imran Khan greets his staff after Eid prayers on June 5. — APP

A boy looks on as others offer Eidul Fitr prayers in Chennai, India on June 5. — Reuters
A boy looks on as others offer Eidul Fitr prayers in Chennai, India on June 5. — Reuters

Indian Muslims offer Eidul Fitr prayers at the Vasi Ullah Mosque in Prayagraj on Wednesday, June 5. — AP
Indian Muslims offer Eidul Fitr prayers at the Vasi Ullah Mosque in Prayagraj on Wednesday, June 5. — AP

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan greets his fans during Eidul Fitr celebrations as US television host David Letterman (L) watches in Mumbai on June 5 — AFP
Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan greets his fans during Eidul Fitr celebrations as US television host David Letterman (L) watches in Mumbai on June 5 — AFP

An girl in a celebratory dress arrives with her family to offer Eidul Fitr prayers at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi, India on Wednesday, June 5. — AP
An girl in a celebratory dress arrives with her family to offer Eidul Fitr prayers at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi, India on Wednesday, June 5. — AP

A man dressed as clown entertains displaced Syrian refugee children during the first day of Eidul Fitr, in an olive grove at the north of Idlib Countryside, Syria on June 4. — Reuters
A man dressed as clown entertains displaced Syrian refugee children during the first day of Eidul Fitr, in an olive grove at the north of Idlib Countryside, Syria on June 4. — Reuters

A displaced Syrian refugee girl runs next to a boy during the first day of Eidul Fitr, in an olive grove at the north of Idlib Countryside, Syria on June 4. — Reuters
A displaced Syrian refugee girl runs next to a boy during the first day of Eidul Fitr, in an olive grove at the north of Idlib Countryside, Syria on June 4. — Reuters

People enjoy a ride in an amusement park as they celebrate the second day of Eidul Fitr in Istanbul, Turkey on June 5. — Reuters
People enjoy a ride in an amusement park as they celebrate the second day of Eidul Fitr in Istanbul, Turkey on June 5. — Reuters

A boy rides on a horse near a damaged building during the first day of Eidul Fitr in Raqqa, Syria on June 5. — Reuters
A boy rides on a horse near a damaged building during the first day of Eidul Fitr in Raqqa, Syria on June 5. — Reuters

Displaced Syrian refugees sit together during the first day of Eidul Fitr, in an olive grove at the north of Idlib Countryside, Syria on June 4. — Reuters
Displaced Syrian refugees sit together during the first day of Eidul Fitr, in an olive grove at the north of Idlib Countryside, Syria on June 4. — Reuters

Displaced Syrian refugee children lie down on a mat on the floor in an olive grove at the north of Idlib Countryside, Syria on June 4. — Reuters
Displaced Syrian refugee children lie down on a mat on the floor in an olive grove at the north of Idlib Countryside, Syria on June 4. — Reuters

Muslims offer prayers during Eidul Fitr in Srinagar in Indian-occupied Kashmir on Wednesday, June 5. — AP
Muslims offer prayers during Eidul Fitr in Srinagar in Indian-occupied Kashmir on Wednesday, June 5. — AP

Demonstrators throw stones towards Indian police during clashes after the Eidul Fitr prayers in Srinagar, Indian-occupied Kashmir on June 5. — Reuters.
Demonstrators throw stones towards Indian police during clashes after the Eidul Fitr prayers in Srinagar, Indian-occupied Kashmir on June 5. — Reuters.

Muslims attend the morning prayers of Eidul Fitr at a mosque in Shanghai, China on June 5. — Reuters
Muslims attend the morning prayers of Eidul Fitr at a mosque in Shanghai, China on June 5. — Reuters

Muslim men hug each other on the occasion of Eidul Fitr at a local mosque in Port-au-Prince, on June 5. — AFP
Muslim men hug each other on the occasion of Eidul Fitr at a local mosque in Port-au-Prince, on June 5. — AFP

A woman buys clothes in a shop in preparation for Eidul Fitr in Karbala, Iraq on June 4. — Reuters
A woman buys clothes in a shop in preparation for Eidul Fitr in Karbala, Iraq on June 4. — Reuters

A boy yawns during Eidul Fitr prayers in Panama City on Wednesday, June 5. — AP
A boy yawns during Eidul Fitr prayers in Panama City on Wednesday, June 5. — AP

Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad accompanied by his wife Siti Hasmah as they were interviewed by media at Eidul Fitr open house celebration in Putrajaya, Malaysia on Wednesday, June 5. — AP
Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad accompanied by his wife Siti Hasmah as they were interviewed by media at Eidul Fitr open house celebration in Putrajaya, Malaysia on Wednesday, June 5. — AP

A woman rests her head on her son while holding him after performing Eidul Fitr prayers on the Niles West High School football field in Skokie, Ill, United States on Wednesday, June 5. — AP
A woman rests her head on her son while holding him after performing Eidul Fitr prayers on the Niles West High School football field in Skokie, Ill, United States on Wednesday, June 5. — AP

President Arif Alvi offers Eidul Fitr prayer at Faisal Mosque, Islamabad. — APP
President Arif Alvi offers Eidul Fitr prayer at Faisal Mosque, Islamabad. — APP

Header image: Children attempt to catch balloons released after Eidul Fitr prayers at a public park outside El-Seddik Mosque in Cairo, Egypt on June 5. — Reuters