Eid Al-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, will be celebrated today (Wednesday, August 31), in Morocco, the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs announced in a statement.
The Ministry noted that the fasting month of Ramadan lasted 29 days, and that the first day of of Choual 1432 of the Hegira corresponds to Wednesday August 31, 2011.
As is usual in Morocco, HM the King pardoned a number of prisoners. This year, according to the Ministry of Justice pardons were extended to some 372 prisoners.
The View from Fez Team wishes all readers a very happy Eid.