The holy month of Ramadan is now almost over and Eid ul-Fitr is near. Muslims throughout the world celebrate this festival. The celebration begins on the first day of Shaw'waal, the 10th month of the Islamic calendar. Before this occasion, people buy new cloths, shoes and other things. They also prepare delicious dishes like Siwai, Khajla and Sheer. Rozy Ibrahim reports

The Eid al-Fitr must have: Siwai.

Time for new dress: A shopper selecting cloth material.

A girl gazes through a collection of bangles

Beauty preparation: getting ready for the festival

In the mood to shop: An old woman looking for a good bargain