Moon sighted, Saturday is the first day of Ramadan in UAE
01 Apr 2022
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The crescent of the blessed month of Ramadan was sighted on Friday evening from the Tamir and Hotat Sudair observatories in Saudi Arabia.
The Saudi Supreme authorities issued the decision that tomorrow, Saturday, will be the first day of the blessed month of Ramadan.
The UAE moon sighting committee also issued the circular saying that Saturday will be the first day of the blessed month of Ramadan.
The telegraph committees in the Kingdom's regions had responded this evening to the Supreme Court's call, and went out to astronomical observatories and elevated sites to investigate the sighting of the crescent.
The Supreme Court will hold a session, in which it will investigate what is received from the courts about sighting the crescent of the month of Ramadan, in preparation for the official announcement of the date of entering the blessed month.
Oman announces Sunday 03 April as the first day of the month of Ramadan.
The Sultanate of Oman has announced that the Ramadan moon sighting committee officially said that the sighting of the crescent has not been proven, and tomorrow, Saturday, is the completion of the month of Shaaban, and Sunday is the start of the month of Ramadan in the Sultanate.