JEDDAH — The moon sighting committee of Saudi Arabia mentioned that the crescent had not been sighted within the Kingdom.
Accordingly, Monday, April 12, would be the final and 30th day of Shaban 1442 Hijri which implies, by default, the primary day of Ramadan will probably be on Tuesday, reported Gulf Information.
Sunday marks the 29th day of Shaban, the month earlier than Ramadan in response to the Islamic calendar. Ramadan lasts for one full moon cycle, which is often 29 or 30 days. The moon sighting determines the period.
Earlier, Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court docket additionally urged all of the Muslims within the nation to sight the crescent of the holy month and report the sighting to the closest court docket and register their testimony.