Ramadan 2022: Saudi Arabia announces the date

Only a few hours separate us from the official announcement of the date of the beginning of the holy month for the year 2022, moreover, several Asian countries have announced the date of the beginning of the month of Ramadan 2022, like of Saudi Arabia which has just fixed it following the lunar observation.

Indeed, Saudi Arabia has just announced that the first day of the holy month of Ramadan 2022 has been set for Saturday April 2. This announcement comes following the observation of the lunar crescent of Ramadan as instructed by the tradition of the lunar observation of the night of doubt.

Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Bahrain have also just announced the date for the start of the month of fasting, and like Saudi Arabia, they have set the date for the first day of Ramadan 2022 on Saturday April 2. , namely tomorrow.

For its part, the Sultanate of Oman has announced that the beginning of the holy month has been set for Sunday, April 3, following the invisibility of the lunar crescent during observation. It should be noted that this is also the case for Indonesia, the Sultanate of Brunei and Malaysia which have announced that the first day of Ramadan 2022 will coincide with the date of Sunday April 3, as announced by the Center International Astronomical Association (IAC).

The date of Ramadan 2022 revealed tonight

The National Commission for the Observation of the Lunar Crescent will meet this evening at Dar El-Imam Sidi Abderrahmane At-Thaâlibi in Mohammadia (Algiers) on the occasion of the night of doubt to determine the first day of the month of Ramadan 2022 (1443 from Hegira), said a press release from the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Wakfs.

In the same vein, let us recall that several astronomy institutes had advanced dates corresponding to the beginning of the holy month, in particular the International Astronomical Center of Abu Dhabi which had indicated that the first day of Ramadan 2022 will coincide with Sunday April 3. , and the Egyptian Institute for Research in Astronomy and Geophysics (NRIAG) which had announced that the first day of the fast will correspond to Saturday 02 April.

The French Council for Muslim Worship (CFCM) had indicated that the date for the start of Ramadan was set for Saturday April 2, adding that this date was provisional and that it will be confirmed on April 1.

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