Ramadan Moon Sighted
Riyadh: According to Arab media, the moon of Ramadan has sighted in Saudi Arabia. The first fast will be on Saturday, April 02 in Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries.
Apart from Saudi Arabia, other countries including Turkey, Iraq, Yemen, Lebanon, Tunisia, Egypt, Malaysia, USA, Australia, Russia and New Zealand will also observe the first fast on April 02.
Earlier, Rabat – Dr. Ibrahimi Al-Jarwan, member of the Arab Union for Astronomy and Space Sciences and chairman of the Emirates Astronomy Society, announced that the beginning of the Holy month of Ramadan in Saudi Arabia is set to take place on Saturday, April 2, 2022.
Al-Jarwan stated that most Arabic and Islamic nations are likely to start Ramadan on this date.
Fasting hours will reach about 14 hours, starting with 13 hours and 40 minutes and reaching 14 hours and 20 minutes at the end of Ramadan, Al-Jarwan added.
According to Al-Jarwan, Ramadan 2022-1443 in Saudi Arabia is expected to last 30 days until the first of May, which means that the Eid Al Fitr would most likely fall on Monday, May 2, 2022.