LOOK: Filipino-Muslims celebrate end of Ramadan

enablePagination: false
maxItemsPerPage: 10
totalITemsFound:
maxPaginationLinks: 10
maxPossiblePages:
startIndex:
endIndex:

The Islamic holiday Eid'l Fitr signifies the end of Ramadan, a month dedicated to fasting and sacrifice.

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 15) Filipino-Muslim communities are taking part in the worldwide celebration of the end of their month-long Ramadan.

In Taguig City, the Muslim community went to the Blue Mosque for their early morning congregational prayer for Eid'l Fitr.

The Eid'l Fitr signifies Muslims were able to surpass the Ramadan, a month dedicated to fasting and sacrifice.

Southern police District Director Tomas Apolinario said they deployed 70 police personnel to secure the area.

President Rodrigo Duterte earlier signed Proclamation No. 514 declaring June 15, as a holiday in observance of Eid'l Fitr. The Eid'l Fitr under Republic Act 9177 of 2002 is declared as a national holiday, but the date is not fixed as the Muslim calendar is based on the different phases of the moon.

See how the Philippines is celebrating Eid'l Fitr below: