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Blessed Ramadan and Eid greetings

First Day Cover (FDC) from United Arab Republic (Egypt) with the mention Ramadan Kareem & Eid greetings issued in 1967. It celebrates the month of Ramadan and the feast that follows it.

Ramadan is the fasting month for the muslims. It is the ninth month of the islamic calendar. During Ramadan, muslims refrain from eating, drinking and marital relations from dawn to sun set. The observance of Ramadan in the fourth or five pillars of Islam.

The first day after the end of Ramadan is a holiday for Muslims called Eid Al Fitr in Arabic. It is celebrated after 29 or 30 days of fasting.UAR 1967: Ramadan Kareem & Eid greetings

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