Two men take photos next to Ramadan decorations in Dubai.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The UAE has announced that March 23 will be the first day of Ramadan in the Emirates.
Religious Adviser at the Presidential Court, Dr. Farouk Hamadeh said, “The committee to investigate the crescent of Ramadan is now connected to all parts of the country and neighboring countries, and I believe that the crescent cannot be seen today, and the month of Sha’ban will be 30 days, and the beginning of Ramadan will be the day after tomorrow, March 23.”
Earlier in the evening, the Saudi moon sighting committee announced that the Thursday would be the first day of Ramadan in the Kingdom.
The committee said, “The Crescent for the month of Ramadan was NOT SEEN in Saudi Arabia today, subsequently Thursday 23rd March 2023 will be the first Day of Ramadan. Taraweeh Prayers will begin following Isha Prayers tomorrow."
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