In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful. All the praises and thanks be to Allah, the Lord of the 'Alamin (mankind, jinns and all that exists). The Only Owner of the Day of Recompense (i.e. the Day of Resurrection).
Monday April 12, 2021
The crescent moon to commence the month of Ramadan 1442h WAS SIGHTED in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Based on the information HCC received, we will begin the sacred month of Ramadan from tomorrow Tuesday April 13, 2021. In Sha Allah.
As we are still fighting with the pandemic situation, we ask Allah swt to make this time easy upon the entire humanity, help us fast during the days, pray during the nights, and take the full advantage of this holy month by doing good deeds throughout the month of Ramadan. We seek refuge with Allah from the pandemic of COVID-19 and remove this epidemic from the world entirely. We ask Allah swt to keep all of us safe, healthy and full of eiman. A’ameen Ya Rub al A’alameen!
Ramadan Kareem to all of you.
Please see the official announcement here:
Moon sighting committee of the Supreme Court declares tomorrow, Tuesday, the first day of Ramadan, Royal Court reports
Riyadh, Apr. 12, 2021, SPA -- Based on an authenticated report of the Moon Sighting Committee of the Supreme Court, the Royal Court of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced that tomorrow, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 is the first day of the holy month of Ramadan.
Following its session here this evening, the Moon Sighting Committee of the Supreme Court decided that today, Monday, the thirtieth of the month of Sha`ban, according to Umm al-Qura calendar, is the last day of Shaaban, the month preceding Ramadan, the fasting month for able Muslims.
After having reviewed all reports submitted at its meeting, testifying that the moon of Ramadan was eye-seen at today's sunset, the committee has decided, in accordance with the authentic Hadith of Prophet Mohammed (peace and blessings be upon him) in this regard, that tomorrow, Tuesday 1/9/1442 H, according to Umm al-Qura calendar, corresponding to 13/4/2021, is the first day of the holy month of Ramadan for this year 1442 H.
On the occasion, the Supreme Court congratulates the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, HRH the Crown Prince, all citizens and residents of the Kingdom, as well as all Muslims on this holy month, praying that God Almighty will help Muslims easily fast and worship, accept from them the righteous deeds, reconcile between them, His religion may prevail, and His word be exalted, and that He preserves this country, its security, stability and prosperity.
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