Royal Court: Supreme Court Announces Tomorrow as Blessed Eid Al-Fitr

Thursday 1439/9/30 - 2018/06/14
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Makkah, Ramadan 29, 1439, Jun 14, 2018, SPA -- Upon testimonies of a number of adult witnesses who confirmed to have eye-spoted the new moon of Shawwal after sunset this evening, the Supreme Court of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced, following an extraordinary session to consider whether there are reports on sighting the new moon of Shawwal, that tomorrow Friday is the first day of Shawal 1439 H. which is teh blessed Eid Al-Fitr 1439H, the Royal Court said in a statement.
The statement said the Supreme Court has informed the Royal Court that the measure was taken as per the tradition and instructions of Prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him) who conditioned fasting and break-fasting on seeing the moon by naked eyes.
The Court congratulated the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, the Crown Prince, the government and citizens of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Muslim expatriates living in the country as well as all Islamic nations all over the world on the advent of the blessed Eid Al-Fitr.
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21:59 LOCAL TIME 18:59 GMT
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